Seems a tad extreme

From the bbc.com homepage:

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…shades of Michael Jackson?

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Miles cleared his throat. “The fifth Countess Vorkosigan was said to suffer from the periodic delusion that she was made of glass.”

“What finally happened to her?” asked Elli in a tone of fascination.

“One of her irritated relations eventually dropped and broke her.”

“The delusion was that intense?”

“It was off a twenty-meter-tall turret. I don’t know,” he said impatiently. “I’m not responsible for my weird ancestors.”

Brothers in Arms, Lois McMaster Bujold

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Heh! But why did you put it under The Archers, Joe?

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Let’s just hoik that across shall we?

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Well, it were like this, yer 'onor…

I’m torn between:

  • subconscious association with Nigel/Noli
  • posting at 2am

…or possibly both

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Sounds like something King Otto might do, over in Happy Valley.

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