Hanky Panky File: Robertson Davies Edition

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Robertson Davies/HtD

Hit the Deck? Hide the Doodah? Hog the Davenport? How about Healing Tenderness & Delight, from
Fifth Business p 231, in The Deptford Trilogy (Penguin 1987) - and what a wonderful opportunity to read all these nooks again. Good old Liesl (and Ramsay)...

Christopher Flint more than 3 years ago

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Why doesn’t anyone in North America say barmy for balmy? According to my research, Barmy came first and still enjoys a jolly life. But most North American dictionaries don’t even mention the earlier Scots barmy. 

Simon McGavin, Cyberspace

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