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From: Peter Westlake <peter@harlequin.co.uk>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Seawrack's Real Name
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2000 19:13:58 +0100

At 12:51 2000-09-08 -0500, Robert Borski wrote:
>So could Seawrack's real name be Screadhbhuidhe?
>To review: (1) it's not in the Common Tongue; (2) it's difficult to
>pronounce; (3) it sounds (sorta) like Seawrack; (4) it's floral and has the
>bonus OED association with Laminarian sea-wrack. (5) its Irishness may link
>back to Mainframe, whose fliers' names derived from similar roots.
>Don't know about the rest of you, but I'm satisfied.

It's fairly convincing - I'm certainly not going to try saying it
out loud, especially while I'm in the office! A good piece of work.

So, does that mean the Flyers made it to Blue? One would hope they
had, and they would hardly have spent all this time idly watching
the Whorl disintegrate around them. Fascinating!


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