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Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 12:48 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
If I may nitpick in return, it would be to point...

If I may nitpick in return, it would be to point out that I didn't say that any of the examples are grammatically incorrect, only that they reveal a quirk of the Diary's author; although to nitpick...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 12:06 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Diary Quirks

It's already been noted that the Diary author makes quirky use of the pronoun "I". Here's a list of examples for the record:

"They will suffer just as I"

"They deserve that at least from I"

"It...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:43 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
Thanks RJ, that's a great page (being page 3 of...

Thanks RJ, that's a great page (being page 3 of the Diary) because you can clearly see the unusual way that the word "If" is written, which can be compared with the way Anne writes those two letters,...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:39 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By David Orsam
The embarrassingly desperate attempts by the...

The embarrassingly desperate attempts by the Chief Diary Defender to suggest that Nick Warren created some kind of forged test sample can be ignored but what about the claim that I pointed out some...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:29 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By David Orsam
A few things need to be clarified: The fact that...

A few things need to be clarified:

The fact that the Diary could have been aged artificially means that it cannot certainly be said to have been 80-90 years old based on Voller's examination. The...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:58 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By David Orsam
I see that in attempting to defend her...

I see that in attempting to defend her "nagging" insistence that I post the entire extract from the Voller letter, despite it revealing nothing of any additional interest, which resulted in her...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,787
Posted By David Orsam
I'll try not to. Incidentally, do you happen to...

I'll try not to.

Incidentally, do you happen to know if Anne Graham is ambidextrous?
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:43 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By David Orsam
This is what Keith Skinner to me posted back on...

This is what Keith Skinner to me posted back on 17 February 2018:

"I have no problem with the transcript being put up for anyone who is interested in seeing it David annotations and all. If I had...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,914
Posted By David Orsam
So we are being told that Keith Skinner has made...

So we are being told that Keith Skinner has made neither a note of his 2004 interview with Colin Rhodes nor prepared a transcript of it?

That doesn't sound to me how Keith Skinner works because I...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,635
Posted By David Orsam
Contrary to popular Diary Defender belief I don't...

Contrary to popular Diary Defender belief I don't just make things up.

I have seen a copy of Mike's affidavit with "1990" corrected to "1991" throughout, along with other obvious typos. I don't...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 172,148
Posted By David Orsam
I've already explained, on 10th May, in #4654 of...

I've already explained, on 10th May, in #4654 of the Incontrovertible thread, why Koppenhaver's extract doesn't relate to the Diary ink but for those who can't concentrate, here it is again in all...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 68
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Posted By David Orsam
No you didn't Scott. Have you seriously already...

No you didn't Scott. Have you seriously already forgotten what you asked?

This was your question:

Is it safe to suggest that Anne Graham is a left-handed writer?

That is not the same as asking if...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:23 AM
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Views: 172,148
Posted By David Orsam
The clue in the word "scrapbook" is the...

The clue in the word "scrapbook" is the word scrap! A scrapbook is called a "scrapbook" which is why it's not called a book. If I go into a shop wanting a scrapbook what am I going to be offered...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:22 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
Diary Defender Sleight of Hand number 278: Let's...

Diary Defender Sleight of Hand number 278:

Let's remind ourselves of what was said in #1684. It was this:

"Still no explanation from David, for why - within 24 hours of Mike's simple but effective...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:19 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
Diary Defender Sleight of Hand number...

Diary Defender Sleight of Hand number 277:

Apparently, nobody suggested that Eddie told Mike what to do with the diary. Except that it was suggested that Eddie told Mike to "do something" with it. ...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,787
Posted By David Orsam
Did you read my introductory post to the...

Did you read my introductory post to the handwriting images in #34 Scott?

I'll repost below if it makes it easier:

This is from "Disguised Handwriting" by John J. Harris in the Journal of Criminal...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,787
Posted By David Orsam
Absolutely. One can't sensibly conclude from...

Absolutely. One can't sensibly conclude from the similarities I've posted that Anne was the Diary's author. This is what I've been trying to stress from the start. It's possible that Anne's...
Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,787
Posted By David Orsam
Here's another example for you all to consider. ...

Here's another example for you all to consider. It's an extract from the famous "head nor tale off" letter...
Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,787
Posted By David Orsam
Yes, that is indeed another good comparison.

Yes, that is indeed another good comparison.
Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By David Orsam
Melvin Harris and his Examination of the Diary

In his article "THE MAYBRICK HOAX: A FACT-FILE FOR THE PERPLEXED" from April 1997, Melvin Harris wrote (bold added):

"In August and October 1993, independent visual examination of the Diary ink, by...
Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,787
Posted By David Orsam
Yes that "f" in "of" is quite...

Yes that "f" in "of" is quite interesting because of the loop at the top. It shows that sometimes she will put in a loop, sometimes not.
Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,787
Posted By David Orsam
Yes, there is a little inconsistency there. And...

Yes, there is a little inconsistency there.

And perhaps it is me but, on a different issue, does Anne spell "reframing" as "refraiming" despite having spelt "framed" correctly earlier in the letter?...
Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,787
Posted By David Orsam
Just to add that most of the individual...

Just to add that most of the individual handwriting examples I posted came out rather larger than I was aiming for, as they didn't need to be quite that big. Hope that doesn't make it hard to do...
Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 12:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,787
Posted By David Orsam
One thing about the letter "i" or...

One thing about the letter "i" or "I" in Anne's normal handwriting (in the correspondence I have seen) is that it looks rather different to the way it is written in the test sample provided for Keith...
Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,787
Posted By David Orsam
Finally, this is an example of an "E"...

Finally, this is an example of an "E" from Anne's marriage certificate. It has a little loop at the top which can be compared to the "E" in "England" on page 24 of the Diary.
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