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21 April 2010

Would One Missed Word Make a Difference?

Take care in transcribing documents and in using transcriptions. One missed word can make all the difference. While it is not a genealogy example, the following makes the point.

"I put money in the envelope" means something different from "put money in the envelope." Think about those transcriptions you are creating and using. If someone missed a word, it could make all the difference.