SW10: Adventures of Lady Sherlock #1: The Report

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 20:42:17 PST 2012

On Mon, 23 Jan 2012 00:37:27 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:

> On 1/22/2012 2:50 PM, Andrew Perron wrote:
>> On Sat, 24 Dec 2011 03:26:10 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:

>>> "Nope, sorry.  He ducked under the bushes.  And you wanted us to not
>>> flaunt."
>> Not *to* flaunt! *flaunts grammar skills*
> The jury is out on split infinitives.  I've heard that was a Victorian 
> rule, so as to simulate the Romans who *could not* split their 
> infinitives because they're all one word.  Lady Sherlock's companion is 
> obviously not Victorian.  At least not yet.

Oh, it's not a split infinitive thing so much as a style-and-feel thing.
The other way just feels awkward to me.

>>> "Can we at least keep the meat from the sandwich he left behind?"
>>> "Yep.  Cut the parts he ate.  Bread too.  Scraps go in the compost.
>>> Bread in the pancake batter."
>> That seems a bit extreme, economy-wise.  Or is this another effect of the
>> long winter?
> Yeah.  Definitely long winter.

Fair enough, then.

>> Honestly, Ellipsis may be my favorite SW character, beyond the VP.
> Hey, Ellipsis is still one of my favorites too.  Vice-President Crusher 
> Joe still ranks ahead of him, which is odd because I adopted Crusher 
> Joe.  And Wyatt's not quite my favorite any more.

Woo, Crusher Joe!

>>> "Got it.  So I'll put it this way...  Mission accomplished.  Come on
>>> back, Agent Morgan."
>> Gasp!  ...I guess?
> At this point I'm just gonna say, oh why not.

Okay then. GASP!!

>> Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, APOCALYPSE
> I've got some relief coming to save this story line, but he's kind of 
> stuck in 1954 right now.  :-D  Who knows what trouble the world will get 
> into before he arrives...

Moohahaha. <3

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, powering thru!

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