[LMB] OT: Darkover, was FILK Vor Hatred was Vor Class Permeability

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Sun Jan 23 19:51:17 GMT 2011

NO. The people I was comparing Archie to were all born in the early 19-teens. 


> From: howard at brazee.net
> Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2011 12:00:45 -0700
> To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Darkover,	was   FILK  Vor Hatred was Vor Class Permeability
> On Jan 23, 2011, at 10:54 AM, Katherine Collett wrote:
> >> The big thing here is that *everyone who as much as read a synopsis of one episode of that show* remarked "Archie Bunker is just like my dad." Everyone, of every race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, or status, recognized their fathers in Archie. This is important.
> >> 
> > Okay, I'll bite.  I never recognized anything of Archie Bunker in my father, born in 1923--but he was a professor at a women's college, so perhaps just a little bit of an outlier. <g>   
> > 
> > Huh, I thought maybe my father was in an inbetween generation, but I see from Wikipedia that he was six months older than Archie Bunker (gotta love biographies of fictional characters).
> My father was born in 1926, and I don't see that he was anything like Archie Bunker.
> People are different.
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