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Fiona Lam


Fiona Tinwei Lam is the author of two books of poetry: Intimate Distances, which was shortlisted for the City of Vancouver Book Award, and Enter the Chrysanthemum, published in 2009. Her work has been published in literary magazines and in The Best Canadian Poetry 2010 and other anthologies in Canada, the U.S. and Hong Kong.

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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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