[LMB] question for the author
kdschoen1 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 02:52:31 BST 2012
On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 11:52 AM, Hendon, Alison
<A.Hendon at brooklynpubliclibrary.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 4:15 PM, Meg Justus
>> <mmegaera at nwlink.com> wrote:
>> > who adores this whole "two countries divided by a common language"
>> > thing --
>> > it's one of the more entertaining aspects of the Internet
> I was listening to Death at the Opera by Gladys Mitchell (a British novelist of the past) and the school in the book had two rooms called "water lobbies". Water lobby? They apparently had sinks with running water. I've never heard the term before.
Water lobbies because they are outside water closets?
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