Yet more Wordplay

Mark A Mandel mam at theworld.com
Sun Feb 23 12:47:16 PST 2003

On Sun, 23 Feb 2003, David Silberstein wrote:
#500YA, pg 536 (PB ed):
#      [...] the Count of Tree-by-the-Sea and the Baroness of Clover,
#      together on his wide bed in the Dzur Wing, she wondering if she
#      would see him again, he wondering how to go about learning from
#      her the whereabouts of the Baroness of Newhouse, to whom he
#      found himself attracted.
#I bring this up because I suddenly realized that "Newhouse" might well
#translate to someting like "casa nuova" => "Casanova".

D'oohhhh!!! It certainly does!!!

#I wonder if the other names signify those of some of Casanova's
#lovers, or perhaps indicate other (in)famous libertines?

Well worth looking into. (Anyone up to it?)

-- Mark A. Mandel
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