Question: "High" concepts in Fantasy
head_overheels at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 4 07:49:17 EST 2003
>Has anyone ever actually tried pronouncing (or, more to the point,
>remembering) the full name of Bree in _The Horse and his Boy_?
>You mean Breehy-hinny-brinny-hoohy-hah? I almost called my son that!
>Seriously no, but there does seem to be a kind of pleasure to be got from
>training oneself to remember very long names.
Yes, I do that a lot. Like the octopus in one of Erik Linklater's books
(I've only read it in Swedish): Culliferdonto Foscofolio Polydesteropouf,
married to Dildery Doldery Casadiplasadimolodysjenkendorf Rustiverolico
Silverplask. I'd love to hear what those names are in English, btw. :-)
I still haven't quite managed to remember the name of Johan Gambolputty de
von Ausfern Splender Schlitter Crasscrenbon fried Digger Dingle Dangle
Dungle something something something of Ulm. Must go practice.
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