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Issue 17

Wendy Carlos, Glenn Gould, Summer Sketch, Ozwords, Tennis, Les Musiques Imbéciles, Oxford English Dictionary, Alex Chiu's Eternal Life Device, Ethelred and Etheldreda all get Emily Bronto's applause

In this issue Bikwil features Wendy Carlos, Glenn Gould, Summer Sketch, Ozwords, Tennis, Les Musiques Imbéciles, Oxford English Dictionary, Alex Chiu's Eternal Life Device, Ethelred and Etheldreda

 

 

Contents of Issue 17 (January 2000)
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Fin de Siècle? — Tony Rogers
Millennium?  What millennium?
From Virgil to Velikovsky (2) — Tony Rogers
"Quick! Let's make fun of those weird sounds. "
Part Two of our first discourse of associations
Summer Sketch — Bet Briggs
A celebration of "life in the making"
Postal Fever — Harlish Goop
Ozwords is a free semi-annual publication of the Australian National Dictionary Centre
Interesting Origins — R.K. Sadler
Some comments on the derivation of two words associated with tennis
Les Musiques Imbéciles — Henri Dandin
Dreadful Doggerel No. 4
A Word in Your Pink Shell-like — Harlish Goop
"The benefits of computerisation of a dictionary as big as the OED, with its 292 thousand entries, are obvious. "
The ongoing saga of the Oxford English Dictionary
Quintessential Quirky Quotes
Comic and Classic, from Everywhere and Everywhen
Web Line — Tony Rogers
"Sensible fellow that he is, Alex fully expects a bit of scepticism, scrutiny and ridicule."
If you want to live forever, check out Alex Chiu's Eternal Life Device
From the Back Verandah — Fizzgig
Ethelred the Unready. What a name!

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