HRE: He Rather Enjoyed It (not “Really”)
LEO-LBH: The Level Business Head (not “A”)
PictRev-EEM: The Diverting Episode of the Exiled Monarch
USArg-UHN: magazine is monthly; date is simply 3/48
Vanfair-TEH: Date should be 8/15
BARDELL: from Charles Dickens’s The Pickwick Papers
DAWSON: Supposedly from the Yard; actually an accomplice of Stuttering Sam.
HEALY, Tim (1855–1931): Irish politician
JABBERJEE, Hurry Bungsho, B.A.: graduate of an Indian university, now a law student in England with an overblown vocabulary which he does not completely understand; a character in F. Anstey’s Baboo Jabberjee B.A. (1897).
McEACHERN, Molly: mentioned only in LAC and LAC21; for USLAC and Circle-LAC see Dolly Strange.
M’LURKIN, Angus: should be M‘Lurkin with an inverted comma (same as opening single quotation mark) as in 1906 Newnes edition of LAC. The inverted comma was a printer’s shortcut for a superscript c as in McLurkin, when a font of type did not have superscript letters. It is McLurkin in USLAC, and pronounced like McLurkin no matter how it is typeset.
O’BRIEN, Mrs.: her name is given as Kathleen in LAC and USLAC; her character is not present in LAC21.
POTTER, George: is beaten by Sidney McMurdo in the club championship semifinals in Strand-TFT, SatEvePost-TFT, and EGB-SCM; renamed George Bunting for FQO-SCM. (This entry should appear in Volume 1, where these stories are considered.)
POTTER, Saul: is beaten in the semifinal round of the Lyme Regis golf tournament by Professor Derrick in LAC and USLAC; in the semifinal round of the Combe Regis golf tournament by Professor Derrick in LAC21; in the semifinal round of the Rockport golf tournament by B. Rockleigh Derrick in Vanfair-TEH.
PRICE, Mabel: change “sulky” to “silly” in first line
PROSSER, Mr.: add EGB-BUC, and cross-reference Mr. Sims.
RICHARDSON, Frank (1870–1917): British comic author known for making fun of whiskers
SCHOOLING, J. Holt (1859–1927): British author and statistician (The British Trade Year-book, etc.); also wrote on such subjects as handwriting analysis, marriage, and fishing for newspapers and magazines including the Strand.
SIMMS, Addison: Ubiquitous magazine advertisements for the Roth Memory Course (see this example) began “Of course I place you! Mr. Addison Sims of Seattle.”
SIMS, Mr.: cross-reference Mr. Prosser.
UKRIDGE, Julia, residences of: add EGB-UOS and Liberty-UOS to Strand-UOS under Ende.
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