[DWJ] New edition of Neverwhere

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Thu Nov 17 16:10:23 EST 2005


>Minnow said...
>> Dorian wrote:
>>>I have the 1993 New Shorter OED.  It knows "rund" but not "roon".  Whether
>>>it's the same "rund" it knows as the one you meant, I have no idea.
>> This is seriously strange.  I have just been able to check a 1999 S.O.D.,
>> and that knows "roon" but not "rund"!
>Ark, sorry.  I got confoozled between dictionary and computer; my OED, like
>the one you checked, knows "roon".  Not "rund".

Phew!  That's a relief.  Otherwise I'd have had to assume it was a
Deep-Laid Plot, and I'd been sold a copy specially printed just to drive me
mad(der).

>> Thanks for the reassurance about Neil not being too shattered by the time
>> he got to Dublin.
>ISTR you don't have web access, so I quote the relevant bits of the blog
>entry:

Thanks for that too.  It does look/sound as if he is still feeling good
about the whole splendid circus, which is what I worry about.

Minnow





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