And the vernicle before for men should knowe .
An þe vernycle bifore · for men shuld knowe
&G.6.541: Benson and Blanchfield (p.132) see the ampersand here as a "reader's mark; possibly 'nota,'" but comparison with the scribe's usual form of the ampersand and with the reading of other B manuscripts makes it clear that the letter is <&>. The G scribe makes other, similar additions at, e.g., G.4.115, G.6.5. the wernakell before for men shold knowe
And þe vernycle bifore for men schuldenO.5.544: OC2 alone have the form schulden in place of sholde. knowe