[LMB] When World-Views Collide, books

Markus Baur baur at chello.at
Sun Jan 9 06:15:25 GMT 2022

Am 09.01.2022 um 04:58 schrieb Sylvia McIvers:
> On Sat, Jan 8, 2022 at 9:42 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Gwynne: Totally irrelevant side note: One of my pet hates (and a source
>> of a lot of private hilarity at times) is the way people use 'Romeo and
>> Juliet' to refer to a romance between two people, or characters. I
>> seriously
>> wonder how many people know how the play ends.
>> -- .
> How it ENDS?  How about, how it STARTS?
> With Romeo sighing and pining over the Fair Rosaline.
> And then he sees Juliet and throws over Rosaline before he even talks to
> Juliet.

yes - 14 year olds ... both of them ..

and like any teenager in that age, drama queens to the nth power



> I bet if the parents hadn't stood in the way, R&J would have lasted two
> weeks. A month, tops.  And then Romeo would be sighing and pining over some
> other fair maiden.
> Sylvia

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