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5443Re: [mythsoc] More tripe from the media

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  • Trudy Shaw
    Feb 28, 2002
      Oops! I think I just hit a wrong button and sent a reply on which I hadn't replied anything but just resent David's message. Sorry. I was just going to comment that this seems to be an example of journalists getting "native" confused with "grew up in." Do newspapers proofread anymore?--Trudy
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: David S. Bratman
      To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 10:45 PM
      Subject: Re: [mythsoc] More tripe from the media

      At 07:39 PM 2/27/2002 , Staff Reporter, Bimingham Post wrote:

      >Dated September 8, 1955, the letter was sent in reply to a young
      >admirer who had asked Tolkien when the final part of the trilogy was
      >to appear. Tolkien, who was born in Five Ways,

      Is this part of Birmingham? They're some 6000 miles off.

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