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  • George
    Interesting, here in the State of Rhode Island, which is the south eastern part of the New England region, Bristol, which is down by the the water, is only two
    Message 1 of 47 , Aug 9 1:27 PM
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      Interesting, here in the State of Rhode Island, which is the south
      eastern part of the New England region, Bristol, which is down by the
      the water, is only two towns away from Somerset, Massachusetts.

      ~George



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      > I remember watching the Bakshi animation of LOTR 20 years ago in Bristol
      > (that's in the English West Country). When Sam Gamgee came on, he spoke
      > with a really broad Bristol / Zummerzet accent, and the audience in
      Bristol
      > creased up...
      >
      >
      > :o)
      > Jack
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Wilson, Bruce
      > Some might argue that as JRRT intended Middle Earth to be a mythology
      > for England, that the characters should have English, or at least
      > British, accents. I don't necessarily subscribe to this.
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Ellen Lienhard
      > I would have to re-read that chapter, I do not recall any accent, other
      > than a deep, gruff but kindly voice of no specific ethnicity.
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      > Ellen
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    • Jack
      Seems that there is lots of it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapeshifting ... Jack ... From: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com
      Message 47 of 47 , May 11, 2009
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        Seems that there is lots of it:
        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapeshifting


        :o)
        Jack


        -----Original Message-----
        From: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com
        [mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jack
        Sent: 11 May 2009 18:33
        To: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: RE: [TolkienDiscussions] Beorn

        It's a bit like the traditional European werewolf, except changing into a
        bear

        :o)
        Jack


        -----Original Message-----
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        [mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Stanier, Alan M
        Sent: 11 May 2009 09:33
        To: 'TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com'
        Subject: [TolkienDiscussions] Beorn

        Hi list

        Can anyone tell me if Beorn was entirely JRRT's invention, or was JRRT
        drawing on myth and/or folklore?

        Alan


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