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Post 21

U168592

Reads well to me smiley - smiley


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Post 22

U168592

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Post 23

Gnomon - time to move on

It is good. There are just a few tiny things you can tidy up:


"Though Wodehouse began his career writing poems for magazines like Punch and adventure stories for English school-boys, and continued for years to write whatever he thought would sell, Wodehouse eventually settled on and perfected a wonderfully frothy and particularly English4 kind of light romantic farce - as he put it, 'musical comedy without the music'." - the repition of "Wodehouse" in that sentence should be avoided.

a rather shady, yet loveable character -- this should either have a comma after loveable or not comma after shady. I favour the latter.

his first book he wrote by hand --> the first book he wrote by hand

"However, these accusations were untrue, but he was vilified by many, though defended by some fellow writers " -- this has too many conditionals in it. It should be something like:

"It is hard to see any basis for these accusations. Nevertheless, he was vilified..."

Madame Tussauds --> Madame Tussaud's

At the time, he was working on -- this doesn't sound quite right. I suggest:

At the time of his final illness, he was working on

smiley - smiley


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Post 24

Wyatt


Done all thosesmiley - cheers


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Post 25

Gnomon - time to move on

Hi Wyatt!

Are you sure about the term Ilag for a German Prison Camp? I thought the word was lager, but I don't know whether that is singular or plural.

Other than that, I think this update is ready to go.


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Post 26

Titania (gone for lunch)

http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Kriegsgefangenenlager/Internierungslager.htm


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Post 27

Gnomon - time to move on

Thanks, Titania!

Is everybody happy, then, that this update should go ahead?


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Post 28

Titania (gone for lunch)

I'm happy - great job, Wyatt!smiley - ok


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Post 29

Wyatt


Yeah, I think it's readysmiley - book


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Post 30

Gnomon - time to move on

OK, it's done. I've requested the promotion from the eds.


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