Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Re: The spelling of names (Re: thoughts on 12/8....)
From: csu@alembic.acs.com (Dave Mack)
Date: 1990-12-29, 11:16
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article <18423@shlump.nac.dec.com> boyajian@ruby.dec.com (Cisco's Buddy) writes:
> >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).

Until I see it spelled "Windom" in the credits, I'll continue to use
"Wyndham". TV Guide is not, in my opinion, an authoritative source for
this sort of thing. 

So there.

-- Dave Mack


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