[LMB] OT: Language

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Sat Aug 10 18:31:12 BST 2019

Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> From: Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com>
> When people fuss at me, I like to smile and point out that my college
> nickname was "Sweeney Todd."  And that I did not get it by being a nice
> guy.  (I got it due to The Incident, but let's not go there...)
> Gwynne: My nickname was Vanessa the Undresser. In my defence, it was
> only once and I didn't realise there was no blind on the window.

Seanan McGuire has, on occasion, referred to me as her favorite Canadian
serial killer.  This is largely a product of her imagination.


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