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  • From: Ken Armstrong <armstron AT>
  • To: "Percy-L: Literary and Philosophical Discussion" <percy-l AT>, percy-l AT
  • Subject: Re: [percy-l] a new Percy book
  • Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 07:01:32 -0400


 On all that we're agreed. Maybe Percy listers could help out by searching on Google for Barranger. If enough do that, I think, Google will offer "Did you mean Barranger?" to those who search for Barringer.

Ken A

At 08:16 PM 3/27/2008, Nikkibar AT wrote:
The only thing not so delightful about it is that they misspelled my name. One might view my pique over this Barringer for Barranger mistake as simple (and trivial) ego exercise save that in this era of the search engine it could mean considerable. I would urge anyone who feels the same to write to the University of North Carolina Press and complain about it so they can at the very least correct the galleys for future editions. I did without the courtesy of a reply. I find it particularly irksome since I had offered to check the author's transcript of the interview for minor glitches before going to press. In the words of the late Prince Hamlet: "Wormwood, wormwood..."

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