[LMB] Mr. Prof Lord Auditor Vorthy's suit and fashion

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 06:29:08 GMT 2020


I've heard of people building indoor shooting ranges and lining them with
boxes of tightly-packed old books---out-of-date almanacs and encyclopedias,
things like that.   I'd figure that several feet of that stuff would absorb
almost any bullet.

On Sat, Nov 7, 2020 at 12:24 AM Baur via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> Am 07.11.2020 um 06:02 schrieb Joel Polowin:
> > Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> If I could invent something like that, I'd be so rich I could finally
> buy
> >> all the books I want at Amazon.  "At LAST!  My shipment's HERE!  They're
> >> all MINE!  MINE, do you hear me?  BWAHAHAHAHAHA!"  Meanwhile, my
> brother's
> >> tapping his forehead and signalling my sister-in-law to hand him the
> tranq
> >> dart gun.
> >
> > I have occasionally wondered about the feasibility of SCA armour
> > consisting of heavy canvas
>
> linothorax!
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linothorax
>
> > covered with pockets sized to be filled with
> > old discarded paperbacks -- unwanted romances or whatever.
>
> ad those are surprisingly bullet proof ..
>
> servus
>
> markus
>
> >
> > Joel
> >
>
>
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