Help with Howl: Rugby, Welshisms and saucepans

Belben, Philip (Energy Wholesale) Philip.Belben at
Thu Mar 17 09:13:54 EST 2005

Ania remarked:

> I have seen Dolgellau (little town in Meirionydd/Merionethshire) spelt
> Dolgethly;

I've often wondered if Dolgellau was the place DWJ had in mind for:

"Martas V, Tyrant of Do'olge'ethly, always cut one hair from his head
each day, no more, no less.  This, it was said, greatly prolonged his
reign, since everyone was waiting to see him with a full haircut."

Philip :-p

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