Fire & Hemlock Revisited (or maybe not...)
hallieod at indigo.ie
Tue Jan 23 16:04:40 EST 2001
>"She was right, more or less, about the pronunciation of Boadicea; it's
>just that Boadicea's name was really Boudicca.
>If I remember correctly."
Doesn't anybody else wonder how they _know_?
>A propos of nothing much, just seizing a floating thought - did
>anyone else have that coloring book of famous women? It was so awe
>inspiring that I was afraid to color in it. My favorites were
>Boudicca and Lady Murasaki. Poor Florence Nightingale and Golda
>Meir were less exciting from the coloring perspective: it didn't
>seem right to do them up in fuschia and turquoise.
Oh yes - we have that one. (Not mine, of course, though I will
confess to having coloured in various pictures of the Witch in my
copy of The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe - on similar principles?)
>I like didjeridoo and boomerang a lot - Wagga Wagga is just *great!*
>Here's some for your enunciation pleasure from where I grew up:
>Monongahela, Allegheny, *Punxatawney, Youghiogheny, Ligonier,
>Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Cuyahoga. Iroquois is a favorite of mine
* It's Groundhog Day! Oh sorry.
A propos of even less, we found a good Elise in a book. She's not
the main character, by any stretch, but what you see of her is nice.
The book's The Ramsey Scallop, and Elise is a friend of Elenor (the
heroine), and has become the village cobbler as most of the men of
the village have gone off on Crusade.
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