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Re: Tolkien's tobacco

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  • lynnmaudlin
    well that would reduce the value of the tin of JRRT s tobacco by a great deal, don cha think?
    Message 1 of 7 , Dec 10, 2009
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      well that would reduce the value of the tin of JRRT's tobacco by a great deal, don'cha think?

      ...you do know I'm being playful, right?



      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, David Bratman <dbratman@...> wrote:
      >
      > And I suppose you could, equally theoretically, find a stash of JRRT's tobacco and put it in a new tin. So?
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > >From: lynnmaudlin <lynnmaudlin@...>
      > >Sent: Dec 9, 2009 2:38 PM
      > >To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
      > >Subject: [mythsoc] Re: Tolkien's tobacco
      > >
      > >*heh!*
      > >
      > >But David, one COULD have an autographed copy of the Silmarillion - as long as the autograph was on a bookplate! Don't know that JRRT ever signed a stack of bookplates, did he?
      > >
      > > -- Lynn --
      > >
      > >
      > >--- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, "David Bratman" <dbratman@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> From: "Croft, Janet B." <jbcroft@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> >Roken is dodelijk
      > >>
      > >> That, in case you're wondering, is the Dutch equivalent of the Surgeon
      > >> General's warning: "Smoking is deadly."
      > >>
      > >> >Still smells like pipe tobacco inside -- a lovely smell!
      > >>
      > >> Tobacco can smell OK as long as nobody tries to light it on fire or anything
      > >> stupid like that.
      > >>
      > >> >There's no date on the tin, but it has a barcode
      > >> >and the price on the seal (which says Benelux)
      > >> >is in euros, so it can't be too old.
      > >>
      > >> It'd be amusing if one tried to claim that this particular tin had belonged
      > >> to Tolkien himself -- rather like the author's autographed copy of The
      > >> Silmarillion.
      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >------------------------------------
      > >
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      > >
      > >
      > >
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