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  • Zooterkins! I've been doing things all wrong! I'd have used summons if the sentence were constructed differently. "He summons the group into the boardroom..." just as I would say "turns the dial" or "races the clock". W…
  • Thank you, David. Even though you've proven my memory faulty, as I would have sworn that Lanier's works were shown with the doubled small, and old style, f. So I'd guess it would be considered usage.
  • And when I've seen it done in what appeared to be proper form, it was a pair of quite old style fs. To be precise, Sterling E. Lanier wrote several short stories, compiled into two or more books, about one Brigadier ffellowes. Also, a 1980 film with…
  • I am only familiar with it in surnames.