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Judge joins Da Vinci fun with a code of his own – Britain – Times Online: “Judge joins Da Vinci fun with a code of his own
By Ian Evans and Steve Bird
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IT HAS provided global intrigue and controversy but the enigma that is The Da Vinci Code is not over yet. In another twist to the publishing phenomenon, it was disclosed yesterday that the judge in the recent plagiarism court case included a coded message in his written judgment.
Contained within certain words, Mr Justice Peter Smith wrote certain letters in bold italic. On first inspection, there seems to be no pattern or reason why the letters are chosen and they could be easily viewed as a typographical errors. But Dan Tench, an observant solicitor at the London-based law firm Olswang, thought otherwise. “We’re not sure yet what it means, but we’re working on it,” he said.”