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Answering Machines of Middle-earth  by Lindelea 2 Review(s)
LarnerReviewed Chapter: 9 on 12/28/2007
Lovely to see one of my favorite songs in the whole trilogy! And the last line is inspired!

LindorienReviewed Chapter: 9 on 12/30/2003
Where is the spring and the harvest and the tall corn growing?
Ain't no Corn in Middle-Earth, Ms. Lindelea, Only TATERS!

Lindorien -- on a rolla rillo

Author Reply: Sorry, you must direct your comments to the Professor, it was his line, not mine! (Whew, dodged that one)

Actually, in the King James Version of the Bible, the translators used "corn" to mean "grain", and that was in the 1600s sometime. JRRT's language sometimes reminds me of Shakespeare and KJV, though more often of Jane Austen for some reason. Guess "corn" came to mean "corn" or maize some time later.

But then, you weren't looking for a serious answer at all, were you? *grin*

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