hallieod at indigo.ie
Sat Oct 14 09:24:33 EDT 2000
>I couldn't resist mentioning that the list does have a Laurel, albeit a fairly
>silent one. I am usually too far behind in my email to post, but have enjoyed
>reading every message since I joined. (Becca's To Say Nothing Of The Dog post
>nearly made me fall out of my chair with laughter.) And on the subject of
>finding your own name in a book, Fire and Hemlock is still one of my favorite
>books in the world, despite the fact that Laurel gets rather a bad rap.
Oh, I wouldn't let being behind stop you from posting. We've certainly
done Names before, and Food comes most regularly, not to mention all the
go-rounds on Fire and Hemlock. As I'm sure you've noticed. So you should
just jump in on anything, and tell yourself you're at the forefront of a
new wave, rather than lagging behind an old one!
>Kyra Jucovy wrote:
>> Sdrawkcab is probably the language I'm
>> most fluent in next to English, given that one just has to learn a
>> different lexicon and not a whole new grammar ;-).
>Have you read _The Book of Atrix Wolfe_ by Patricia McKillip? A
>scary) use of sdrawkcab.
Oh yes. Like that one a lot. It was a bit tricky reading out loud though,
as I'm not at all speedy in sdrawkcab.
I think Laurel's a lovely name, btw.
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