[LMB] [LMB} Bujold Reference on the Web

Peter Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Fri Jun 18 16:50:16 BST 2010


In the comic, of course, Schlock is a carbosilicate amorph.  All things considered, Sergeant Schlock is the quintessential mercenary.

At 04:53 PM 6/17/2010, Marcia wrote:
>Schlock is a Yiddishism that means shoddy or inferior usually applying to merchandise.  A schlock merchant is one who sells shoddy merchandise.
> 
>Marcia
>
>--- On Thu, 6/17/10, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
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>From: Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
>Subject: Re: [LMB] [LMB} Bujold Reference on the Web
>To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
>Date: Thursday, June 17, 2010, 1:40 PM
>
>
>On 6/17/2010 11:34 AM, Keith Wells wrote:
>> http://www.schlockmercenary.com/blog/index.php/2010/06/16/off-the-grid-through-friday/.
>>
>> This makes me firmly convinced that Howard is a fan.  Somebody sign the man
>> up.  Too bad he's in Jackson Whole... I mean Hole with his family currently.
>
>Isn't everybody?
>
>Going to Yellowstone I kept noticing the misspelling on signs too...
>
>I Googled Howard Tayler, and see a lot of references to this page.  I 
>don't know what "schlock" means, and hadn't run across his name before.

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Regards, Pete
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