Yesterday I shared with you the original illustrated map for Brobdingnag. Did you happen to notice that the plate had an end note? Let me share that note with you.
New Albion was the old name for California and some of the other names are Californian; the Straits of Annian correspond perhaps to San Francisco Bay, but the scatological implication of the name is clearer.
I’ll use the word that’s allowed at our house. Bum. It’s a giant bum! I can’t get away from the bathroom humor in this book, so today I’ll embrace it and share with you this song from the tv show Scrubs. Christina, if the ban is still in place, don’t click on the link.