[Ads-l] romcom (1963)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jan 8 14:26:34 UTC 2019

> On Jan 8, 2019, at 7:59 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> What? No scifi?  [SIGH-fie, SKIFFie]
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Obviously the former pronunciation (the only one I’ve ever heard) is better, since it rhymes.  As for self-help mysteries, maybe the choose-your-own-adventure (with time travel) would instantiate the genre.

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