Year of the Griffin
hallieod at indigo.ie
Thu Apr 5 05:41:57 EDT 2001
>On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Hallie O'Donovan wrote:
>> > And, reading through everyone's old posts, I appear to have
>> > noticed something nobody else has. Rather than say what outright,
>> > I choose to issue the following challenge:
>> > Describe the University's librarian in YotG. Without using any
>> > word that begins with "librar".
>> Hmm. Is the answer you're looking for "It can't be done"? Not one
>> single descriptive adjective that I could find.
>Spot on. There's no description of the librarian at all, not even "he"
Thanks for setting a relatively easy challenge - not something like
figuring out what's really going on in TotG. :)
It is very striking, though, once it's been pointed out, as this
being (human or otherwise) has a good few sentences over a few pages,
written about - er, him/her/it.
I told the girls the challenge, and Cara said "annoying". Which
worked pretty well too. Though annoying enough to be the other of the
doctors DWJ put YotG?
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