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Architecture and Interior Design

The final of Downton Abbey airs this season. I'm disappointed with the writing. It's as though week after week we're experiencing more of the predictable
Yvonne LaRose
Jan 25
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Re: looking for a word

Another old expression .... After someone made a quick or sarcastic remark... “Oh, you’ve been in the knife-box again!” -- Sidney. http://amzn.to/1cRyc8j
dliad
Jan 25
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23596

Re: looking for a word

Never heard the Aunt Fanny exclamation! Cute! I'll use it somewhere... Thanks, Colleen In a message dated 1/24/2016 6:44:09 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
CFliedner@...
Jan 25
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23595

Re: Digest Number 4022

... -- James Conroyd Martin Author of The Poland Trilogy and *Hologram: A Haunting*
James Martin
Jan 24
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23594

Re: looking for a word

Then there was the disbelieving remark -- “That’s all my eye and Betty Martin!” From: mailto:HistoricalNovelSociety@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday, January
dliad
Jan 24
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23593

Re: looking for a word

My mother, born in 1903, always said Heavens to Betsy! but I think that's tamer than what you want. I can't recall anything even hinting of anything stronger,
Joyce
Jan 24
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23592

looking for a word

Hello. I'm hoping one of you might know of a word that my well-bred heroine, Sophie, age 20, who was born in Manhattan, might use as a slightly off-color
CFliedner@...
Jan 23
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23591

Anyone looking for a medieval story......

“Fitz Miles”. Great name for a character. ‘Specially for a villain, as over time, “Fitz” came to be a euphemism for “bastard”. From:
dliad
Jan 19
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Re: Anyone looking for a medieval story......

He was the subject of Roberta Gellis's novel titled Knight's Honour (but she married him to an invented daughter of the Earl of Chester). He was a secondary
Susan Hicks
Jan 19
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Anyone looking for a medieval story......

From another list, forwarded with permission. jay A dear friend who is studying archaeology at Bristol uni sent me this message... I have recently carried out
J Dixon
Jan 19
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23588

one-day writers' conference in Brighton

Thought this might interest the writers amongst us jay The Early Bird Rate ends on January 24 and over half the ticket allocation is now gone. Programme
J Dixon
Jan 18
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23587

Re: Henry VI

One of the many rules of historical novels is that one must always support the Yorkists over the Lancastrians. I've always thought that Henry VI has been
alan.fisk@...
Jan 7
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23586

Re: Henry VI

He may have been out of his time or deeply sensitive or both. Cx Sent from my iPad
Carol McGrath
Jan 7
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23585

Re: Henry VI

It depends which side you're on. He was religious to the point of obsession. He founded King's College in Cambridge. He was completely dominated by his clever,
Lynne Connolly
Jan 7
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23584

Henry VI

Just watched The Bloody Crown on UK TV, which I thought was a good simplification of the start of the Wars of the Roses. But just how mad was Henry VI? I
J Dixon
Jan 7
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