[DWJ] new book preview

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Wed Jun 26 17:33:42 EDT 2013

On Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:53:57 -0600
Otter Perry <ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com> wrote:

> And Alexander McCall Smith's surname is McCall Smith, I understand.

True, but very few boys have "McCall" for a forename, whereas Wynne is a
quite usual girl's name; it's in all the names books.  Wynne was a
pretty poor name for her as a name, since it means "fair" or "white",
and if there is one thing she never was even as a baby it is in the
least fair: her hair was black.  ButI don't suppose that her parents
gave much thought to the possibility that she might become an author,
so they are not too much to blame for that part of it.


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