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From: "C Rihan" <>
Subject: Re: Use of UPPER CASE for surnames in newspapers
Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2003 20:38:27 GMT
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"Dennis Ahern" <> wrote in message
> The surnames in these submissions, of course, are findable
> by search engines without regards to case. The one caution I would add,
> however, is that names such as "McCarthy", should be searched for as
> "Carthy" because in the 19th century it was almost always printed as
> "M'Carthy".

I didn't know that Mc was printed as M'.
Thanks for pointing that out.

Best wishes

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