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Subject: pynchon-l-digest V2 #3555


>
> pynchon-l-digest Friday, September 19 2003 Volume 02 : Number
3555
>
>
>
> RE: NPPF Bear Range
> RE: Surf's Up Pale Fire & VL down
> NPPF Sked
> Re: Why Hawaii? credBear meaningful
> Re: Surf's Up Pale Fire & VL down
> RE: NPPF Bera Range
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 16:34:52 -0400
> From: "Jasper Fidget" <fakename@verizon.net>
> Subject: RE: NPPF Bera Range
>
> > > Both mean "bear", the animal, as
> > > do
> > > the other words in the OED etymology. The American Heritage dictionary
> > > gives the Indo-European root as "Bher-. Bright, brown."
> > >
> > > Though perhaps beer can be bright or even brown, the word "beer" comes
> > > from
> > > an entirely different root.
> > >
> > > I wonder whether the Welsh mountains are bears as in Old English or
are
> > > bright brown. My dictionary gives no Welsh derivatives from "bher".
> > >
> > > Mary Krimmel
> > >
> >
> > Woops, yes I should have marked for italics in the etymology. A Dutch
> > beer
> > could have been interesting though (drunken Hamlets?).... I think the
> > Welsh
> > mountains are bears, perhaps in accordance with the constellations Big
and
> > Little Bear (aka Dippers).
> >
> > JF
>
> Which make me wonder (the bears do) whether there's some kind of
Goldilocks
> thing going on in the bore (farmhouse) of that grunter (farmer),
considering
> Garh's "yellow hair" and Charles drowsiness there.
>
> Also, ignore the bit about drunken Hamlets (I'm always confusing the Dutch
> with the Danes for some reason).
>
> JF
>
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>
> Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 12:08:26 -0700
> From: "Vincent A. Maeder" <vmaeder@cycn-phx.com>
> Subject: NPPF Sked
>
> Here is the balance of the NPPF Sked. V.
>
> Sept. 22: pp. 135-154 through line 171 commentary - M. Joseph
>
> Sept. 29: pp. 154-174 through line 275 commentary - Vincent A. Maeder
> and Perry Sams
>
> Oct. 6: pp. 174-194 through line 376 commentary - Scott Badger
>
> Oct. 13: pp. 194-215 through lines 433-434 commentary -- Bekah
>
> Oct. 20: pp. 215-235 through lines 609-614 commentary - David Morris
>
> Oct. 27: pp. 235-254 through lines 734-735 commentary -- Paul Mackin
>
> Nov. 3: pp. 254-273 through line 949 commentary - Elaine M.M. Bell and
> Terrance
>
> Nov. 10: pp. 273-301 - Heikki and Otto
>
>
>
>
>
> - ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jasper Fidget" <fakename@verizon.net>
> To: <pynchon-l@waste.org>
> Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2003 1:29 PM
> Subject: RE: Surf's Up Pale Fire & VL down
>
>
> > >Bear > > >
> > > > Jasper Fidget wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Bear's going on with the PF read? Am I the only one left?
Already?
> >
> >
> > Nope, it was my sense that my performance had concluded last Friday, in
> > accordance with the revised schedule. I guess I should have made that
> clear
> > though. Is it time for another schedule adjustment?
> >
> > JF
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 20:19:43 -0700 (PDT)
> From: David Morris <fqmorris@yahoo.com>
> Subject: RE: NPPF Bera Range
>
> - --- Jasper Fidget <fakename@verizon.net> wrote:
> > > > Both mean "bear"
>
> Which has some very gay connotations...
>
> Google "hairy bear"
>
> DM
>
> __________________________________

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>

>
> Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 00:27:04 -0400
> From: joeallonby <vze422fs@verizon.net>
> Subject: Re: NPPF Bera Range
>
> on 9/18/03 11:19 PM, David Morris at fqmorris@yahoo.com wrote:
>
> >
> > --- Jasper Fidget <fakename@verizon.net> wrote:
> >>>> Both mean "bear"
> >
> > Which has some very gay connotations...
> >
> > Google "hairy bear"
> >
> > DM
>
> No, thank you.>
>
> >