[LMB] OT Lex

Paula Lieberman paal at gis.net
Wed Nov 3 04:09:44 GMT 2010


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Anke Wehner" <anke.wehner at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold." 
<lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2010 4:27 PM
Subject: Re: [LMB] Lex


> On 2 November 2010 21:15, Elizabeth Holden <azurite at rogers.com> wrote:
>> I said:
>>
>>> >> Then there's the form Lex, as in Superman.
>>
>>> On 11/2/2010 12:11 PM, Johnson, Ron wrote:
>>
>>> I know a lot of things have changed in the comic
>>> universe after I stopped following, but it was "official" that
>>> (like so many other significant
>>> characters in Superman's life) the Luthor's initials
>>> were "LL"
>>
>> Which is why they didn't call him Alexander Luthor. Can't break the 
>> pattern, though they don't make a deal of it any more.
>
> If they didn't break the pattern... When was the wedding? XD
>
> Anke

"Retconning" means that whatever is "official" today isn't dependably 
official for tomorrow and could different from previous "offical".. 




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