[Ads-l] landblubber

Mark Mandel mark.a.mandel at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jul 23 23:36:34 EDT 2018


Yeah, that's likeliest. Possibly even a misreading of the word, leading to
a misspelling.

Mark


On Mon, Jul 23, 2018, 10:04 AM James A. Landau <JJJRLandau at netscape.com>
wrote:

> On Sat, 21 Jul 2018 18:53:05 Zone-0400 Mark Mandel <
> mark.a.mandel at GMAIL.COM> posted
>
> >What was the context? That could help determine what it means, or if it's
> a typo.
> >
> >Mark Mandel
> >
> >On Sat, Jul 21, 2018 at 6:20 PM, James A. Landau <JJJRLandau at netscape.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Found in a play script.  I don't know how to classify it.
> >>
>
> The context was a dialogue between a man and a travel agent.  The man
> wanted a tour of Hawaii.  The agent asked if he wanted to go on boat tours
> between the islands.  The man replied no, he was a "landblubber".  There
> was no other wordplay in the script, so this was probably a mistake by the
> author.
>
> - Jim Landau
>
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