Spelling with a c or an s (was Re: A College of Magics)

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 28 21:36:06 EDT 2003


--- minnow at belfry.org.uk wrote:
> Which (phew) comes to an obDWJ.  A typo, this.  From
> someone's fungers
> midding the key, we had "memorides" instead of
> "memorises".  To which DWJ,
> cheerfully: the Memorides[1] are the three-old-crone
> goddesses in charge of
> short-term memory, which is somewhere at the bottom
> of the handbag they
> share between the three of them.
> 
(snip)
 
> [1] she pronounced this mem-orry-dees (cf Hebrides,
> or Antipodes).  I doubt
> very much that it comes from the Greek for anything,
> but if it is
> pronounced otherwise I suspect the joke is lost.
>
LOL , I love them and vote that they be incorporated
into all self-respecting mythologies.

Jon

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