Re: Tolkien and 'daughter', 'little milker'
- --- In email@example.com, Margaret Dean <margdean@e...> wrote:
>Page 10 of my copy, although I'm not sure that is what I thought I
> Just off the cuff and without checking, I think Tom Shippey may
> have cited this example when discussing the history of philology
> in THE ROAD TO MIDDLE-EARTH. Therefore, connected with Tolkien
> in a way, but not actually his words.
was remembering. It could be that I had so blended Shippey's
anecdote in my mind with Tolkien's letter where he scans through
several Indo-European words that I created a false memory for myself.
Thanks for the reference. I don't know if it will ever satisfy my
curiosity, but I hope it shall. :)