Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Thu Mar 11 15:23:59 UTC 2010

I blame my former work at the museum for my consistently spelling the
baby apparatus the way that you spell the helmet. (It's better to
blame that than my ignorance or stupidity.)

---Amy West

>i'm puzzled.  Amy was describing what she knows as a "bathinet", which
>she says was different from a "basinet" (i.s., bassinet).

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