[DWJ] Ogre and back story

Philip Belben philipbelben at alice.de
Sun Jan 22 02:06:39 EST 2012

Farah wrote:

> Pretty much everything in a 1950s chemistry set would now be
> considered a health hazard.

This was the 1970s, not the 1950s.  But it's hard to imagine a chemistry
set even today without copper sulphate, which is hideously toxic...

Minnow wrote:

> DWJ's then-editor wrote a new ending for it, which I never read, but
> which DWJ told me included "fluffy pink footballs", and this was
> clearly impossible to allow, so she altered it herself rather than
> have it altered at her.

Makes me think "fluffy pink toadstools"...


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