[LMB] Things I missed

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 7 04:51:14 BST 2017


From: cb-lmb at ccandc.org

On Wed Oct 4 19:10:25 BST 2017, WILLIAM A WENRICH wrote:
> Byerly's code phrase to his fellow agent that they had to leave suddenly

There's been 35 years for the story to get around and for "going shopping"
to become Barrayaran-High-Vor short-hand for "The sh*t is about to hit
the fan!" ??
Chris Benson

Gwynne: Judging by comments in GJ&RQ, Cordelia's shopping trip is embedded
in Barrayaran culture. And within the family it's pretty prominent (Miles comments
in Komarr that you shouldn't suggest shopping to Cordelia's son.)


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