Identity criseses? #2

Charles Butler hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Fri Dec 5 04:21:35 EST 2003


Irina:
> It was a small woman from Plymouth at a Star Trek convention in
> Liverpool in 1984 or 1985 (the only con I've ever been to) whose name I
> remember as Carole, though it's likely to be something entirely
> different, seeing that I misremembered 'Walton' - it was 'Watford'.
> Probably Watford, Herts., and there's rather a lot west of there.

That makes sense, since (for non-Brits on the list) 'north of Watford' is an
expression used by those in London and the South East for those parts of
Britain further north than them. Presumably it was a play on that.

Charlie

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