From: "James Wynn"
Subject: RE: (urth) Those chems Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 16:43:59 -0500 Whipping that Dan'l Danehy-Oakes said: Meanwhile, back at the Whorl: one last question ... why, do you suppose, Wolfe chose to call them "chemical" persons instead of (say) "electromechanical" persons?Surely this is a reference to "alchemy"? Hartshorn replied: Surely this is a reference to "alchemy"? Crush weighs in: Here's a quote from Chenille (roughly) - "Poppy is cute. But Hyacinth is pure gold" --