[LMB] Vashnoi Haiku

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Thu May 31 03:54:54 BST 2018


I wonder if "Barrayaran Romance" might replace "Regency Romance" in Nexus
literature as a sub-genre?

On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 9:51 PM, Helen Chapman <hungrycatco at gmail.com>
wrote:

> ....a syllabub was a desert based originally on a drink - so look to some
> of the Historic cookbooks  although there are some lovely updated cream
> type syllabub recipes if you google.  Popular from the 15th through to the
> 19th century so ties in nicely with our archaic/futuristic Barrayaran
> society.
>
> Helen Chapman
>
> On 31 May 2018 at 11:38, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I believe that "syllabub" is something people drank in Regency period
> > England; I've seen it mentioned in the naval fiction about that time I
> > devour.
> >
> > On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 12:39 PM, Sylvia McIvers <
> sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > On Sat, May 26, 2018 at 2:27 AM, Nicholas David Rosen <
> ndrosen at erols.com
> > >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Sylvia McIvers wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 11:34 PM, Nicholas David Rosen <
> > > > ndrosen at erols.com>
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > That was a very
> > > > > terrific spoilerific
> > > > > hai'ku done for us.
> > > > >
> > > > > (how many syllabubs in haiku? hai'ku or ha'i'ku?)
> > > > >
> > > > > How do you brim the tinfall?  Inquiring minds want to know.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I don’t know how to brim the tinfall; the jingle is from Vernor
> Vinge’s
> > > > novel, A DEEPNESS IN THE SKY....  I do recommend the novel, by the
> way,
> > > as
> > > > well as its predecessor, A FIRE UPON THE DEEP.
> > > >
> > > > Thank you for your kind opinion of my seventeen syllables.
> > > >
> > > > Oh, was “syllabubs” humor, or autocorrect’s attempt to help you?
> I’ve
> > > > never drunk syllabub, but perhaps I should try a version with soy
> milk.
> > > >
> > > > I shall look for the books.
> > >
> > > Syllabub is a line from Princess Bride the Booke which never made it
> into
> > > the movie, which made me sad. I use it often, though.
> > >
> > > Sylvia
> > > Who still believes that mawwige is a dweam wiffin a dweam, and we are
> all
> > > sleepwalking.
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