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Selkies (was: Question about the ROTK extended)

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  • Margaret Dean
    ... Certainly they can; supposedly they make excellent wives, as long as the man in question doesn t let them get hold of their seal-skins. See also the Gordon
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 21, 2005
      Elizabeth Apgar Triano wrote:

      > Can girls be selkies too, or only mermaids and sirens? Koi-Lung wants to
      > know.

      Certainly they can; supposedly they make excellent wives, as long
      as the man in question doesn't let them get hold of their
      seal-skins.

      See also the Gordon Bok song "Peter Kagan and the Wind".


      --Margaret Dean
      <margdean@...>
    • Elizabeth Apgar Triano
      Oh, right, duh. Always a tragic ending there isn t there, as the woman finds her sealskin belt and returns to the sea, leaving husband & (usually male?) child
      Message 2 of 2 , Feb 26, 2005
        Oh, right, duh. Always a tragic ending there isn't there, as the woman
        finds her sealskin belt and returns to the sea, leaving husband & (usually
        male?) child very sorry.

        thanks

        Lizzie

        Elizabeth Apgar Triano
        lizziewriter@...
        amor vincit omnia
        www.lizziewriter.com
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        > Elizabeth Apgar Triano wrote:
        >
        > > Can girls be selkies too, or only mermaids and sirens? Koi-Lung wants
        to
        > > know.
        >
        > Certainly they can; supposedly they make excellent wives, as long
        > as the man in question doesn't let them get hold of their
        > seal-skins.
        >
        > See also the Gordon Bok song "Peter Kagan and the Wind".
        >
        >
        > --Margaret Dean
        > <margdean@...>
        >
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