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From: Spectacled Bear <spectacled.bear@pobox.com>
Subject: Re: (whorl) pig's dialect
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 11:23:34 +0000

At 09:11 2001-02-12 +0000, james.kellar@quantel.com wrote:
>hello all


>there's no doubt whatsoever that Pig's dialect is intended to be Scottish, as opposed to Irish or

It is - *but*, why does he add all those H-s like a Cockney?
It made Pig's speech tongue-twistingly difficult for me to read,
even though I wasn't reading it aloud.

>Pig as godling sounds like a plausible hypothesis - after all, the chapter's title could easily be
>read as referring to more than just the last paragraph, couldn't it?

Very plausible. The trouble with the Tartaros idea, on the other hand,
is that Pig gets his sight back, as indicated by his reaction when he
sees where his new eye came from.

Spectacled Bear.


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