"Norval" ... How do *you* pronounce it?

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 31 21:51:10 UTC 2009

"I am the Dean and this is Mrs. Liddell.
She plays the first, and I the second fiddle."

(source: Gardner, M., The Annotated Alice, 1998, p.100)

cited at http://www.alice-in-wonderland.net/alice9.html

ISTR also some mention by Carroll of "the two little girls", punning
on the name. Gardner probably has it, but I'm AFB (away from book) at
the moment.

m a m

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