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ANOTHER HOLMES TO ENJOY—AND FIE ON DOYLE ESTATE LAWYERS PART 2

YESTERDAY, ENOLA HOLMES was introduced as the teenage sibling of Sherlock and Mycroft. Today in Part 2, wouldn’t you know lawyers get involved.  Enola and the Courts. Non-Canonical tales have … Continue reading

November 24, 2020 · 1 Comment

HOLMES CHRONICLER “JAMES” H. WATSON? PART 2

JUST WHO WAS Mrs. Watson referring to when she used the name “James” instead of “John”? See HOLMES CHRONICLER “JAMES” H. WATSON? PART 1. Today in Part 2, we’ll examine evidence … Continue reading

September 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

HOLMES CHRONICLER “JAMES” H. WATSON? PART 1

MANY SHERLOCKIANS MAINTAIN the charming conceit that Dr. John H. Watson was the chronicler of the greatest consulting detective. Conon Doyle was merely Watson’s literary agent; see CONAN DOYLE’S OTHER … Continue reading

September 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

CHRONICLER WATSON PART 2

YESTERDAY, WE BEGAN an analysis of Dr. John H. Watson’s chronicling of the world’s greatest consulting detective. Today in Part 2, we discuss penmanship, obfuscation, a downright goof, and the … Continue reading

April 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

HOLMES THE POLYGLOT? PART 1

WHAT LANGUAGES did Sherlock Holmes speak? English, for sure, but what about American English? He had French kin, so maybe this too. And what about the classic languages, Latin or … Continue reading

January 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

HOLMES HUMOR

THOUGH SHERLOCK HOLMES himself seems to depreciate humor, the chronicles of Doctor John H. Watson appear to suggest otherwise. Here are citations from the Canon on “Does Holmes have a … Continue reading

June 9, 2018 · 1 Comment