[LMB] question for the author

Kenton Schoen 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.
>
> Alison
> --

Water lobbies because they are outside water closets?




> Lois-Bujold mailing list message sent to kdschoen1 at gmail.com
> Lois-Bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> http://lists.herald.co.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/lois-bujold


More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list