[rescue] Re: rescue Digest, Vol 17, Issue 138

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Apr 28 13:04:02 CDT 2004

On Apr 28, 2004, at 9:19 AM, Caleb Shay wrote:
>>>>>   Perhaps.  But I try not to associate with "mundanes".
>>>> Hmm, I thought the word was "Muggles."
>>>>     Greg
>>> Then you obviously never read any Xanth books.
>> I"ve never read them either.  Is that how the slang came into the
>> community?
> I don't know if that is how it came into the community, but it's what
> I've always assumed.  In the Xanth books our world is called 
> "Mundania",
> so people from here are "Mundanes".  The title of one of the books
> dealing with a person from our world is "Man From Mundania".

   I've never read those books.  I just call them "mundanes" because 
they seem to lead such mundane lives.

   Is the idea of forming our own opinions of things, rather than having 
them provided by other sources, really so unusual anymore?


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
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