reverse words

Ian Riddell iwriddell at charter.net
Tue Dec 28 22:09:54 EST 2004


Someone in one of the books (sorry, can't remember which one) once 
referred to a decision or situation as "Milesian".

widdy


On Dec 23, 2004, at 9:09 PM, Margaret Ball wrote:

> |>
> |>
> |>So "curious -> curiousity implies
> |>obvious -> obviosity".
> |>
> |
> |And Quixote -> quixotic implies Vorkosigan -> vorkosigic?
>
> Ah, but resembling which one?  Like Cordelia: having insight and
> armchair psychology?  Like Miles: having lunatic and suicidal
> brilliance?
>
> -deborah
>
>  Or like Aral, or for that matter like Mark? Or Piotr? Ok, I guess 
> we'll have to get more specific.
>
>  Cordelia......Cordelian
>
>  Miles....we need somebody who understands Latin word formation rules, 
> who can come up with an adjective derived from miles that doesn't mean 
> "military." Help!
>
>  Mark.....Markish.
>
>  Aral....all I can think of off the top of my head is Aralian, but I'm 
> sure somebody on this list can do better.
>
>
>
> -- 
> Margaret Ball
>
> It's finished! The bead embroidery book is here. Lots of pretty 
> pictures at
> http://www.flameweaver.com/embeadery.html
>
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Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know 
about yourself.
Aral Vorkosigan
                                 
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Ian W. Riddell
iwriddell at charter.net
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