dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #147

Sally Odgers sodgers at hotnet.net.au
Wed Mar 29 07:57:01 EST 2000

> Oh dear, that sounds frighteningly like a doggie treat to me!  

It is! Exactly!

That's not
> going to start a food fight - or international incident, is it?  

Yep. Very International.  Sounds like an Incident from the Tough Guide!

I resisted
> so hard saying anything about how unusual it was that you in Australia
> "chips" to mean both "chips" and "crisps"/"potato chips" and "french
> fries".  (Yes, I realize I've just done it now!)

Remind me to tell you the one about the pies some time...

> You can excuse me on the basis of essay-induced dementia, if you're
> charitable.

You're forgiven. I even used your name for a character in a book! (CHAT).
She calls herself "Comet" in the chatroom...


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