[B-Greek] OT What's it called?
panis at pacbell.net
Fri Jun 9 17:21:47 EDT 2006
"CSharp Online Editor" <editor at csharp-online.net> asked:
>What is the proper name of that little satin ribbon attached to the book
>spine and used for a bookmark?
The usual technical term is a "register." See:
A few alternative names can be found here:
There was some discussion of this on the old Stumpers-l (a list for
difficult reference questions, replaced by the Project Wombat list).
http://tinyurl.com/z3bwu (use Google cache for the hits; the
transition from the old list to the new one wasn't as smooth as might
have been hoped)
*** John McChesney-Young ** panis~at~pacbell.net ** Berkeley,
California, U.S.A. ***
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