[DWJ] Dwj Digest, Vol 57, Issue 2

Ellen Willcox eawil3 at email.wm.edu
Thu Jun 3 19:28:57 EDT 2010


Hello!

I would love to see the Chrestomanci-three-times shirt!  I also like
the book-upside-down one.

I am one of the new joiners, and was indeed alerted to this
newsletter's existence by the LJ post.  Can't believe I somehow missed
it before, but am thankful to have found it now!

- Nic



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>   1. T-shirt slogans (Eleanor Joslin)
>   2. Re: T-shirt slogans (Helen Schinske)
>   3. Re: T-shirt slogans (Katarina Hj?rpe)
>   4. Re: T-shirt slogans (Ren? Fleischbein)
>   5. Re: T-shirt slogans (Helen Schinske)
>   6. Re: T-shirt slogans (Eleanor Joslin)
>   7. Re: T-shirt slogans (Eleanor Joslin)
>   8. Re: waving to new folks (Minnow)
>   9. Re: T-shirt slogans (Minnow)
>  10. Re: T-shirt slogans (Dorian E. Gray)
>  11. Re: T-shirt slogans (devra at aol.com)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2010 17:43:05 +0100
> From: Eleanor Joslin <eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk>
> Subject: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
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> In an attempt to cheer us up a bit after the recent bad news, and give
> the new members a chance to join in, I have a question.  What lines from
> DWJ's books would make good T-shirt slogans?  And do any such T-shirts
> exist?
>
> To start us off, it doesn't make much sense out of context, but I've
> always liked "EMPTY YOUR POCKETS, CHANT!" from the scene in The Lives of
> Christopher Chant where Christopher finds out why he can't do magic.
>
>        Eleanor
>
>
>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 10:08:51 -0700
> From: "Helen Schinske" <hschinske at aol.com>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
> To: "Diana Wynne Jones discussion" <dwj at suberic.net>
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eleanor Joslin" <eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk>
> To: "Diana Wynne Jones discussion" <dwj at suberic.net>
> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 9:43 AM
> Subject: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
>
>
>> In an attempt to cheer us up a bit after the recent bad news, and give the
>> new members a chance to join in, I have a question.  What lines from DWJ's
>> books would make good T-shirt slogans?  And do any such T-shirts exist?
>>
>
> I don't know if it's terribly T-shirty, but as an in joke it might be fun to
> have a shirt that said "I am the ghost of Able Mabel!"
>
> Too long, but I've seen it as a sig: "She knew there was a rule about not
> running in the corridors, but she was not sure it applied to people without
> bodies." (quoted from memory, may not be quite accurate)
>
> Helen Schinske
>
>
>
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> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 19:16:26 +0200
> From: Katarina Hj?rpe <katarina.hjarpe at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
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> Not very inventive, but how about just "Chrestomanci" written three times?
>
> Katta
>
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> Message: 4
> Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 12:21:37 -0500
> From: Ren? Fleischbein <rene_fleischbein at hotmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
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> "Are you in charge here?"
>
> -Mabel Brown in Enchanted Glass.
>
>> Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 17:43:05 +0100
>> From: eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk
>> To: dwj at suberic.net
>> Subject: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
>>
>> In an attempt to cheer us up a bit after the recent bad news, and give
>> the new members a chance to join in, I have a question.  What lines from
>> DWJ's books would make good T-shirt slogans?  And do any such T-shirts
>> exist?
>>
>> To start us off, it doesn't make much sense out of context, but I've
>> always liked "EMPTY YOUR POCKETS, CHANT!" from the scene in The Lives of
>> Christopher Chant where Christopher finds out why he can't do magic.
>>
>>       Eleanor
>>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 10:22:24 -0700
> From: "Helen Schinske" <hschinske at aol.com>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Katarina Hj?rpe" <katarina.hjarpe at gmail.com>
> To: "Diana Wynne Jones discussion" <dwj at suberic.net>
> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 10:16 AM
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
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>
>> Not very inventive, but how about just "Chrestomanci" written three times?
>>
>
>
> Especially if he's any good at plugging holes underwater (*discouraged
> sigh*).
>
> Helen Schinske
>
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> Message: 6
> Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2010 18:23:31 +0100
> From: Eleanor Joslin <eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Message-ID: <4C07E513.6080700 at dreamvine.org.uk>
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> On 03/06/10 18:16, Katarina Hj?rpe wrote:
>> Not very inventive, but how about just "Chrestomanci" written three times?
>
> I think that's perfect!  What would you say when someone read it aloud?
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
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> Message: 7
> Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2010 18:31:55 +0100
> From: Eleanor Joslin <eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Message-ID: <4C07E70B.6080205 at dreamvine.org.uk>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
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> Would get mistaken for a political shirt, but "The leaders of the future
> are coming from below" from Drowned Ammet.  Because he doesn't know how
> right he is.
>
> On 03/06/10 18:08, Helen Schinske wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Eleanor Joslin"
>> <eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk>
>> To: "Diana Wynne Jones discussion" <dwj at suberic.net>
>> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 9:43 AM
>> Subject: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
>>
>>
>>> In an attempt to cheer us up a bit after the recent bad news, and give
>>> the new members a chance to join in, I have a question. What lines
>>> from DWJ's books would make good T-shirt slogans? And do any such
>>> T-shirts exist?
>>>
>>
>> I don't know if it's terribly T-shirty, but as an in joke it might be
>> fun to have a shirt that said "I am the ghost of Able Mabel!"
>>
>> Too long, but I've seen it as a sig: "She knew there was a rule about
>> not running in the corridors, but she was not sure it applied to people
>> without bodies." (quoted from memory, may not be quite accurate)
>>
>> Helen Schinske
>>
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> Message: 8
> Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2010 18:54:42 +0100
> From: Minnow <minnow at belfry.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] waving to new folks
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Message-ID: <4C07EC62.2080803 at belfry.org.uk>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
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> Charlie Butler wrote:
>> I'm guessing it was this link on the LJ comm -
>> http://community.livejournal.com/dianawynnejones/166945.html - itself
>> prompted by a report about Diana's health in *Ansible*, passed on by (I
>> think) Minnow.
>>
>> <http://community.livejournal.com/dianawynnejones/166945.html>Charlie
>
> Langford is a personal friend of Diana's; the wording of the
> announcement in Ansible was read to her over the phone and given the OK.
>
> Minnow
>
>
>
>
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> Message: 9
> Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2010 18:54:56 +0100
> From: Minnow <minnow at belfry.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Message-ID: <4C07EC70.2040607 at belfry.org.uk>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
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> Eleanor Joslin made a valiant effort:
>
>> In an attempt to cheer us up a bit after the recent bad news, and give
>> the new members a chance to join in, I have a question.  What lines from
>> DWJ's books would make good T-shirt slogans?  And do any such T-shirts
>> exist?
>
> I would quite like a T-shirt that used Quentin's way of saying "I am not
> planning to do that any time, certainly not any time soon":
>
> Consider It Done.
>
> Minnow
>
>
>
>
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> Message: 10
> Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 18:59:06 +0100
> From: "Dorian E. Gray" <dorianegray at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
> To: "Diana Wynne Jones discussion" <dwj at suberic.net>
> Message-ID: <2A0462B96267463BA94B9407B4282031 at Hecate>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; charset="iso-8859-1";
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>
> Katta suggested...
>
>> Not very inventive, but how about just "Chrestomanci" written three times?
>
> Oh, that's clever!
>
> I rather fancy "For the love of the strange gods of the heroes, don't do
> that to the book!"  Over, of course, an illustration of a book open
> face-down.
>
> Until the sky falls on our heads...
>
> Dorian.
> --
> Dorian E. Gray
> dorianegray at gmail.com
> http://dorianegray.livejournal.com
>
> "Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between
> the disastrous and the unpalatable."
> - J. K. Galbraith
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 11
> Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2010 13:59:05 -0400
> From: devra at aol.com
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
> To: dwj at suberic.net
> Message-ID: <8CCD15D974DFF9A-1134-1414 at webmail-m007.sysops.aol.com>
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>
> Didn't we once talk about a Cream-di-Lima teeshirt, as of a tour?  I'm blurring on the details, but there were a bunch of places to be listed on the back....
>
> Devra, who is definitely brain-dead right now
>
>
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Minnow <minnow at belfry.org.uk>
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Sent: Thu, Jun 3, 2010 1:54 pm
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] T-shirt slogans
>
>
> Eleanor Joslin made a valiant effort:
>
>> In an attempt to cheer us up a bit after the recent bad news, and give > the new members a chance to join in, I have a question. What lines from > DWJ's books would make good T-shirt slogans? And do any such T-shirts > exist?
>
> I would quite like a T-shirt that used Quentin's way of saying "I am not
> planning to do that any time, certainly not any time soon":
>
> Consider It Done.
>
> Minnow
>
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