[LMB] batman

Peter Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Fri Oct 2 23:50:14 BST 2015


At 05:49 PM 10/2/2015, Lois McMaster Bujold wrote:
>So...
>
>I have lately been serving up the word "batman", meaning an 
>officer's servant, with a circumflex in the archaic manner, in part 
>because I'm afraid modern audiences will think it's the comic-book hero.
>
>Is this more distracting than just the plain, unadorned word? Should 
>I switch back...?

I would.  The comic-book hero is capitalized.  Lower case, it's an 
officer's servant.


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Regards, Pete 



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