[DWJ] Where are we from?

Irina Rempt irina at valdyas.org
Wed Apr 18 15:26:30 EDT 2007

On Monday 16 April 2007, Kyra Jucovy wrote:

> On Sun, 15 Apr 2007, Dorian E. Gray wrote:
> > Speaking of which, am I the only one to see the internet term
> > "pwned" and want to pronounce it "poon'd", because a W there must
> > be a vowel, and therefore the word must be Welsh?
> >
> > Until the sky falls on our heads...
> >
> > Dorian.
> You are not at all the only one.

No; me too.

> I can't blame that one on DWJ, really, but, given my lack of
> connection with actual Welsh, I do blame Susan Cooper and Lloyd
> Alexander.

I blame my *liking* for Welsh on Joan Aiken; I actually taught myself 
some Welsh in my teens because of <blank on title> the one with all the 
Welsh in. 


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