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Jody Holgate


Jody Holgate was born in Calgary and moved to Vancouver in 1999, where she writes and does communications and public relations work. Read an excerpt from her story Lotusland, in Geist 44.

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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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