[LMB] OT: Why, oh why do woman mystery story writers seem to be obsessed with clothes???

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 20:00:57 GMT 2019


Eye color inheritance can be odd.  My mother was an oddie---one eye brown,
one eye half-brown and half-hazel.  My dad's eyes were bright "Harry
Potter" green.  My brother and I both have very light grey eyes.

On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 10:41 AM Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 28, 2019 at 5:26 AM Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:
>
> > If you're talking about padding, there are two kinds I always skip: the
> > ones that describe the choreography of each and every battle, skirmish,
> or
> > duel in exhaustive detail; and the interminably prolonged sex scenes in
> > which the heroine gets it on with her husband, the milkman, three
> > werewolves packs and five vampires, or whichever it happens to be.
> >
> >
> There's only one series I know that fits that description, and it's the
> same one that introduced me to cerulean (and lavender) eyes.
> Feh. Not naming the series.
>
> On the other hand, what are the odds that a grey-eyed Betan will fall in
> love with a grey-eyed Barrayaran?  Their children, of course, have grey
> eyes also.
>
> Sylvia
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