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Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 23:18:55 -0500
From: William Ansley 
Subject: Re: (urth) PEACE: Weer through thick and thin

At 4:19 PM -0700 10/24/02, Michael Andre-Driussi wrote:
>In the hc it is "twenty . . . pounds underweight" (3).
>In the Berkley pb it is "twenty . . . pounds overweight" (3).

The Orb paperback edition also reads "underweight." If this version 
is correct, then Weer is always skinny, which would seem to throw at 
least a small monkey wrench into your 
time-splice-at-the-doctors-office theory. That is, if we have a 
"thin, prosperous" Weer rather than a "fat, prosperous" Weer, then 
there is less evidence that we have jumped from the Weer of one time 
to the Weer of another. At the very least, we have lost a convenient 

William Ansley


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