[DWJ] Mermaids^Wmer-people (was HP)

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Tue May 15 10:59:54 EDT 2007


On May 15, 2007, at 5:41 AM, Minnow wrote:

>> I thought that was the Sirens, not mermaids.  Or do mermaids do that 
>> too?
>
> They all do; it's what water-dwellers *do* even if they are lorelei 
> really
> and living in a pine-wood on a rock on the Rhine.  Mermaids have
> a-comb-and-a-glass-in-their-hand (dipso types that they are! I thought 
> when
> singing that as a child) and leap from the water to clasp pore sailors
> round the neck and drag them to a watery doom.

So.  Has anyone else read Tom Holt's _Expecting Someone Taller_?
Speaking of Rhinemaidens?


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