char siu, raper

Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Wed Jun 4 16:10:30 UTC 2008

Mark Mandel wrote:
> Or coined independently. But nah, he's probably seen some of those
> others. I know I recognize "ser"; I can't place it, but it'll come
> to me.

It certainly should! Bujold uses it in _Komarr_, remember? I think I've
seen it in one or two other universes as well. (In fact, if I remember
correctly, *I* used in in a rather bad story I wrote in my teens, so it must
be out there elsewhere.)

Jim Parish

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