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Elthir
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Oct 22 2013, 8:45pm


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... the letter I was referring to, thanks. The date is pretty close to the 'window' for Etymologies -- later 1930s, early 1940s.

Another instance I [think I] recall is Tuor being known as a Man by his eyes... but then again long hair can cover ears, so that might not be an easy way to mark out a Man versus an Elf -- if Tolkien's Elves had notably different looking ears, that is.

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Where do hobbits come from? Kalimac Send a private message to Kalimac Oct 21 2013, 12:22pm
    Eru Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Oct 21 2013, 1:28pm
        Relationship to humans Faenoriel Send a private message to Faenoriel Oct 21 2013, 1:37pm
    It does seem a bit uncharacteristic that Tolkien has no backstory for them (as far as I know).// noWizardme Send a private message to noWizardme Oct 21 2013, 8:24pm
        Yes, odd CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Oct 21 2013, 9:33pm
            I’ve got a theory Kalimac Send a private message to Kalimac Oct 21 2013, 9:55pm
                Lost in translation CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Oct 21 2013, 10:36pm
                    Another thought... cats16 Send a private message to cats16 Oct 21 2013, 11:55pm
                        Really enjoyed this fresh perspective, especially resetting the clock. CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG Oct 22 2013, 12:17am
                            Thank you. Glad it threw a different perspective out there :) // cats16 Send a private message to cats16 Oct 22 2013, 3:28am
        It's not as uncharacteristic as all that squire Send a private message to squire Oct 21 2013, 11:23pm
        Because they're the humans of the story Faenoriel Send a private message to Faenoriel Oct 22 2013, 7:35am
    From the East Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Oct 22 2013, 12:05am
    i believe Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel Oct 22 2013, 2:59am
        my ears are burning Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Oct 22 2013, 12:55pm
            Oddly, I have it the other way around. squire Send a private message to squire Oct 22 2013, 6:14pm
                Yes that's... Elthir Send a private message to Elthir Oct 22 2013, 8:45pm

 
 
 

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