And I cannot stress this enough

Insolent and obsolete

the naming of things

Fo(u)nt of wisdom or whatever

Gardens and cemeteries

An addendum

The Fantastic Mr. Renard

Nineteen ninety-six


Table of contents

Dead Dove Do Not Eat

Glorious bastillards

I get so emotional, baby

Pro patria or pro-patois

Metaphor school

No doubt about it

Small joys

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Felicia Davin is a Romance linguist and a romance novelist, and Word Suitcase is a weekly newsletter about the words (mostly Romance) and books (mostly romance) that have been on her mind.