Editorial
[ Issue 32 ]

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It's the Editorial to Issue 32, and Tony Rogers makes a small announcement.
 

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No Marriage or Deed Poll,
but a Name Change Anyway
ó Tony Rogers

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How many of you noticed that as from the last issue Bikwil has been sporting a new subtitle?

So why the change after five years from The Newsletter of Quiet Enthusiasms?

Well, when I began, I fully expected that Bikwil would remain a small undertaking. And thatís why I chose the word newsletter. But really itís never been a newsletter. News, in fact, has been conspicuously absent.

When I put it on the Internet, I soon realised what a misnomer that newsletter business was.

But how to subtitle Bikwil?

Certainly not as a journal ó if I called it that, Iíd be derided for high-falutination quick smart.

Not as a periodical, surely ó a lifeless term, I reckon. A word that in all my years of working in a major library I hardly ever saw used in subtitles.

The Bimonthly of . . . ? Somehow I donít think so.

Roget remaining serenely uncooperative on the matter, for better or worse, then, Bikwil is now The Magazine of . . .

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