NABOKV-L post 0008616, Sun, 21 Sep 2003 14:11:59 -0700

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Fw: addendum to triple viola
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From: "Carolyn Kunin" <chaiselongue@earthlink.net>
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> The "ewesdropper" probably also includes the word used (ewesd),
suggesting
> that the eyedropper was used. By encoding so much in one word, I suspect
> that this means that someone, probably Ada, has used an eyedropper to
> administer something, probably poison.
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> Carolyn
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EDNOTE. I suspect that the "ewes-dropper" has more to do with Rack's
Germanic pronunciation than poisoning. Maybe "u" -dropping, but I don't find
examples. Idea?