Re: [mythsoc] *** Authors battle over 'muggles'
- On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Lisa Deutsch Harrigan wrote:
> Forwarded without further comment, as I believe we noticed thisAbout time the media noticed this.
> LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - What a struggle over "muggles." As it turns
> out, a Lawrence woman may have been the first to use the name
> "muggles" in her children's book - not the author of the Harry Potter
> series or the American writer who is suing the Potter author. Carol
> Kendall, 82, wrote "The Gammage Cup," which includes a candy maker
> named Muggles, in 1959.
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