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Bug#314607: dict-devil: typo in entry for "lord"

Hi Ron,

I am going to adopt the dict-devil package.

On 2005-06-17 14:19 +0200, Ron wrote:

> Package: dict-devil
> Version: 1.0-8
> Severity: normal
> Hi,
> The Debian package entry for "lord" reads:
> ... "Sir," as, Sir 'Arry Donkiboi, or 'Amstead 'Eath.
> I currently have a hard copy of "The enlarged Devil's Dictionary"
> (c) 1967 E.J. Hopkins, published by Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1967, and
> printed by Lowe & Brydone Ltd.
> Which agrees with my general sense that it should instead read:
> ... "Sir," as, Sir 'Arry Donkiboi, of 'Amstead 'Eath.
>                                     ^

Makes sense.  The version I found at Google Books also says "of" here.

> Thanks for maintaining this package, and please do keep an eye out
> for the other 850+ definitions should they become available to us. :-)

Do you know whether the enlarged version is in the public domain now?
And if it can be found somewhere?  I was not able to locate an online
version of it so far.


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