[LMB] A Barrayaran just-so-story

Peter H. Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Thu Jun 8 15:12:20 BST 2006


At 07:19 AM 6/8/2006, Margaret Dean wrote:
>Alfred Kelgarries wrote:
> >
> > yeah, but which real world military leader did she crib it from? Custer of
> > the Little Big Horn wore blue, only the brits wore red, IIRC, so 
> which brit?
>
>I've heard it told of Lord Nelson (complete with speech
>impediment "...my wed jacket and my bwown twousers" -- have no
>idea whether or not that is historical).  OTOH the British Navy
>wore blue, too, IIRC, so... ???

Since it is made up of whole cloth (it's a joke, not an anecdote), 
historical accuracy makes little difference.


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Regards, Pete
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