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20471Re: [mythsoc] An unexpected Tolkien reference

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  • David Bratman
    Apr 26, 2009
      You got me. Who is Marie Claire?

      Diacritical, heck. I'm just amazed they spelled Tolkien right.

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      >From: Jason Fisher <visualweasel@...>
      >Sent: Apr 26, 2009 6:42 PM
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      >Subject: [mythsoc] An unexpected Tolkien reference
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      >My wife came across this on p. 212 of the May 2009 issue of Marie Claire, on the "Things That Make Us Love May" page:
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      >"J.R.R. Tolkien's new posthumous book, The Legend of Sigurd and GudrĂșn, edited by his son. Or wait for the big-screen version: Sigurd and GudrĂșn's Excellent Adventure."
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      >Strange, but welcome, to see this in Marie Claire of all places. I wouldn't have expected there is much demographic overlap between its readers and Tolkien's. I was pleased to note that they got the diacritical right -- twice.
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      >Jason Fisher
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