and more vocab: HELL DRAWER

Nancy Elliott nelliott1 at EARTHLINK.NET
Fri Oct 6 01:59:46 UTC 2000

What's a "suspect book"?

Nancy Elliott
vacationing at sunny NWAV

>From: Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
>Subject: Re: and more vocab: HELL DRAWER
>Date: Thu, Oct 5, 2000, 2:24 PM

> I sent Barry's line to a friend, who passed it on to a friend of hers, who
> is a librarian. Back along the return route comes this:
> And of course you know that "l'enfer" is the bibliographic term regarding
> the place (sometimes a drawer) where suspect books are kept in a library.
> <<<<<
> -- Dr. Whom: Consulting Linguist, Grammarian, Orthoepist,
>    and Philological Busybody
>    a.k.a. Mark A. Mandel

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