Dying grandmother's mystery code cracked by the internet after 20 years

Ask MetaFilter member JannaK presented the community with a puzzle that had been troubling her family for nearly 20 years. Her grandmother died in 1996 from cancer and in her last days she scribbled down a seemingly non-sensical string of characters on index cards. Nobody knew what it all meant. Then the Metafilter… » 1/22/14 8:06pm 1/22/14 8:06pm