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Re: The Wind (28)

PostTue Mar 07, 2017 11:13 pm

Christopher Jacobs wrote:"Wirt" is also the German word for "landlord," and I suppose it's possible it could be used as a proper name. "Roddy" perhaps is a diminutive of "Rodney" or alternate spelling intended to suggest "Ruddy."

So, what we can presume from this is someone yelling out "Where's that "B" of a ruddy landlord!?" :D
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Re: The Wind (28)

PostWed Mar 08, 2017 8:27 am

It's not always fruitful to dig too deep into character names.

But often, those odd Western or Southern country names are abbreviations/diminutives. Wirt might have "Wertham," or "Werther," or...

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