POTD question...

Tue Jan 21 17:22:37 PST 2003

At 03:43 PM 1/21/2003 -0600, Matthew Hunter wrote:
>On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 01:47:57PM -0800, Steven Brust 
><skzb at dreamcafe.com> wrote:
> > At 08:57 AM 1/21/2003 -0700, Jot Powers wrote:
> > >I don't think there is is any spoiler of any real value here.
> > >When Pel goes to the Easterner for "services", he asks
> > >if he is a "knitter of stone", and the reply is something
> > >like: "No, he crochets".
> > >This really strikes me as an inside joke, but one I have
> > >no clue about.  Does anyone else have a stab?
> > I guess I must be in a "spoil their fun" mood.
> > This one wasn't an inside joke.  Unless my subconscious was playing games,
> > that was nothing more than what sounded to me like an elegant kind of
> > code.  Matthew will think I'm lying again, but for the rest of you I hope
> > this answers it.
>Oh dear, it seems I made more of an impression than intended.  I
>was speaking in a lighthearted manner, not seriously accusing
>you of lying.


Okay, well, that's good know, anyway.  Thanks.