Reviews for All in a Name
ConstablePenhale'sExWife chapter 8 . 2/2/2012
Very creative way for someone to die.
ConstablePenhale'sExWife chapter 7 . 2/2/2012
Sounds like another day at The Yard.
ConstablePenhale'sExWife chapter 6 . 2/2/2012
Sounds like Jones had a bad day.
ConstablePenhale'sExWife chapter 5 . 2/2/2012
Lestrade's wife and Mrs. Hudson both cook cabbage. It must be the night for it.
ConstablePenhale'sExWife chapter 4 . 2/2/2012
That would hurt.
ConstablePenhale'sExWife chapter 3 . 2/2/2012
They're doing some Holmes-bashing.
ConstablePenhale'sExWife chapter 2 . 2/2/2012
That would cause some problems.
ConstablePenhale'sExWife chapter 1 . 2/2/2012
They had an interesting discussion.
andi chapter 8 . 4/7/2010
Just finished your book - it was fantastic! Can't wait for the next one :)
reflekshun chapter 8 . 3/23/2010
I really had fun reading this one. Thank you so much for sharing.
Socrates399 chapter 8 . 3/21/2010
I learned a new one there-I always assumed that since "phobia" is greek, then the first half had to be Greek, too! I want to find out now if it is a Greek word as well as a Latin one, but I can't find "bupho" in my middle Liddel, anyway...
Socrates399 chapter 3 . 3/21/2010
Hehe! I like this series.

Okay-the "mathom" thing-"mathom" is old English for "treasure" but it didn't actually make it into modern English. (I checked in the OED to make sure I wasn't forgetting something-the last use before Tolkien was in Layamon's Brut-1275 AD) Tolkien, being a scholar of Old English, used it to mean a useless object (a white elephant gift) in The Fellowship of the Ring as a joke. The reason Blish used it is probably because he is a fantasy writer, and as such was influenced by Tolkien.

So, "mathom" was, to all intents and purposes, not a word in Victorian England.

I like words and the history of I couldn't help but point that out! :-)
andi chapter 1 . 3/16/2010
congrats on your book! will happily purchase them as at least if they are in hardcopy it is assured they will always be available.
Fiorella 2 chapter 8 . 3/13/2010
Sometimes I wonder if Holmes and Watson are disguised at the back of the pub.

I do hope you will continue this, or write a new story. You gave life to the scottland yarders.
Kay Griffen chapter 5 . 3/10/2010
You have a great imagination and a great gift of writing and knowledge. And comedy! :) This is hilarious! If only Holmes and Watson knew! Wow . . . :)
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