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Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 15:53:52 +0000 (GMT)
From: Josh Geller 
Subject: RE: (urth) Hyacinth Not A Boy

On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, James Wynn wrote:
> Regarding the "male hyacinth" theory, Josh Geller said:

>> When I met Gene Wolfe at the last WorldCon, I mentioned this theory to
>> him, and that there were people who supported it on this mailing list.

>> His response - which was not in any way ambiguous - was to say "It is
>> probably a good thing that I am not on that mailing list.".

>> It is importamnt to keep in mind the fact that every story has at least
>> two authors.

> Crush responds:
> That's an unambiguous answer?

The words might perhaps be ambiguous.

His manner, vocal tone and body language made it unambiguous.

This is why I was careful to add the words between the - -.

>                           Well, maybe for Wolfe it is. Less so, I'd say,
> than "Urth is green," and you know how far that has gotten us.

That one is perfectly clear, I think.

>                                                            I've never
> spoken to Wolfe, but based on his answers to direct questions from this
> list, I recommend all beware of "unambiguous" answers from that Delphic
> oracle.

Perhaps you should, then.



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