[DWJ] Monthly Read-Along - Charmed Life

Thomas Thurman thomas at thurman.org.uk
Mon Nov 5 06:26:31 EST 2012


On Sun, 2012-11-04 at 22:16 -0500, deborah.dwj at suberic.net wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Nov 2012, Kyla Mackay-Smith wrote:
> > And then I think this time was the first time I actually read the UK 
> > HarperCollins version rather than the US Greenwillow version I grew up 
> > reading. And in the bit when Cat goes up to his room to find things they can 
> > sell (p. 154 in this version, chapter 11), Janet says, "Sho' ting. I daren't 
> > move widdout you, bwana. But hurry up." And I don't remember what she says in 
> > the version I'm used to, but I'm pretty sure it was probably just something 
> > like "Sure thing. I daren't move without you."
> Huh. So I don't remember this from the Greenwillow either

I know this is probably terribly ignorant of me, but I've been wondering
since I first read CL as a child: what is "bwana"?

T




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