[ModLib] Most Hated Descriptive Phrase By A Seller

Michael Watson archetype at 20ants.com
Sat Feb 27 14:35:56 EST 2010


Perhaps he means 'lacks toilet paper.'

My most hated description is when there's no description at all.

-Michael

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Quoting JOSEPH HILL <goodbooks at webtv.net>:

> Believe it or not, I had once read...
> "Lacks TP/else a VF copy"
> To have used, TP & VF...he must have had some knowledge of the trade.
>
>
> SPECIALIZE IN MODERN LIBRARY
> OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS
> FOLIO SOCIETY OF LONDON
> LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY
> EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY
>
>
>






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