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Lynn Coady


Lynn Coady is author of the novels Strange Heaven (Goose Lane), Saints of Big Harbour and, most recently, Mean Boy (both Doubleday), as well as a short-story collection, Play the Monster Blind (Doubleday). Her non-fiction has appeared in magazines and newspapers across Canada. She has received the Dartmouth Book award, the Canadian Authors Association Emerging Writer Award, the CAA Jubilee Award, the Canada Council's Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award and the Writers Guild of Alberta Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction. She lives in Edmonton.

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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. 

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