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Subject: The spelling of names (Re: thoughts on 12/8....)
From: boyajian@ruby.dec.com (Cisco's Buddy)
Date: 1990-12-20, 23:02
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article <1990Dec11.010936.6197@math.lsa.umich.edu>, ekushnir@math.lsa.umich.edu (Eugene Kushnirsky) writes...

} (By the way, I can't leave without giving the canonical spelling of Cooper's
} ex-partner, according to the TV listings. "Windom Earle". There. That's 
} W-I-N-D-O-M. Personally, I feel that "Wyndham" makes more sense, but I don't
} write the show.

Until it was printed in TV GUIDE, I spelled it "Wyndham" simply because of
the sf writer John Wyndham (whose real name is John Wyndham Parkes Lewis).

} So now we all know how to spell it and can go back to arguing about
} "McLaughlin", "Jose", and "Jaque Renou".)
                                   ^^^^^
Actually, one of the nice touches was waaaaaayyyyyy back in the scene where
Andy finds the vet file on Waldo, he pronounces "Renault" as rhyming with
"halt". It was a minor thing, but it felt right for Andy to think it was
pronounced that way.

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