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Old 01-13-2009, 03:56 AM   #3
Rune Son of Bjarne
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Humphrey Carpenter tells of an incident when he & a BBC radio producer took Tolkien to a French restaurant to discuss the possibiity of him (Tolkien) taking part in a programme. At the end of the meal Carpenter broached the subject & asked Tolkien if he'd be interested in doing the broadcast. Tolkien replied 'Why don't you take me to dinner & ask me.'

As we know, Tolkien never forgave the French for the Norman Conquest - hardly surprising when you see what William & his followers went in for when they took over
That is what happens when you rebell and do not make sure that your allies will stand by your side, instead of accepting a pay to go home.
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