In a message dated 12/28/2004 1:29:14 PM US Eastern Standard Time,
I would not
have dreamed medical schools would be such a rich source of
well-versed Tolkien readers.
I'm not surprised. One message board I frequently post to on which you can
ask all sorts of questions and get them accurately answered has a regular who
is (oddly enough) a prison doctor in real life. Not only does he give clear,
accurate, understandable answers for all sorts of medical questions, but he's
also one of the message board experts on Tolkien, knowledgeable about all the
picky details of the Silmarillion that I would never dream of discussing
because I just can't remember them.
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