NABOKV-L post 0007090, Fri, 15 Nov 2002 15:45:38 -0800

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From: "TA Colquhoun" <tacolquhoun@btopenworld.com>
To: "Vladimir Nabokov Forum" <NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU>
Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 2:30 AM
Subject: Re: Ian Dury: Ada Lyrics


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> Reply to Michael Glynn
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> Thanks for that. As a Nabokov list reader in the UK, I was rather
surprised
> at the assertion that 'Ian Dury is not well known'. It is unfortunately
> sometimes symptomatic of this list - which otherwise I enjoy very much -
> that, in their keenness, some people tend to go OTT as far as VN is
> concerned. How refreshing to find that actually Dury was not in the least
> referring to Nabokov. If the growing 'cult' were to be believed, VN
invented
> not only word processing, but the computer and the telephone. But as we
all
> know, of course, Lenin the Lenient did that.
>
> Alex Colquhoun
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