NABOKV-L post 0020788, Tue, 28 Sep 2010 22:52:34 EDT

Re: [NABOKOV-L] Botkin, with a PS to "bimanist"
I think by "bimanist" Shade means simply that he holds his Gillette razor
with both hands while shaving. I remember those "double-edge" razors, and
they were not what is now called "ergonomically friendly."

In reading these recent posts, I was reminded of The Prisoner of Zenda as a
possible source of Kinbote's fantasies. Checking on this, I came across
this exchange from five years ago:

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