NABOKV-L post 0017869, Mon, 9 Mar 2009 10:26:35 -0700

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Re: Query regarding Lolita Paradox
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He was thirty-seven when he met Lolita in 1947

--- On Sun, 3/8/09, Carolyn Kunin <chaiselongue@EARTHLINK.NET> wrote:

From: Carolyn Kunin <chaiselongue@EARTHLINK.NET>
Subject: [NABOKV-L] Query regarding Lolita Paradox
To: NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU
Date: Sunday, March 8, 2009, 9:59 PM






On Mar 8, 2009, at 9:01 AM, Stan Kelly-Bootle wrote:

... 4 times her age (L Carroll might say “Frice!”)



Dear Stan,


Didn't Carroll suffer from a speech impediment? I don't think he could have managed "Frice". But since you bring up this mathematical problem, do we know how old Humbert Humbert is is (or should I say "are"?) when he encounters the fatal nymphet?


Carolyn










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