[Milton-L] Addressing John Milton?

jonnyangel junkopardner at comcast.net
Thu Dec 11 02:22:56 EST 2008

I¹ve always referred to him as ³Uncle Milty², or, just ³Milty².

But it¹s a good question, and one would wonder if he had nicknames etc.

But he¹ll always be Uncle Milty to me.


On 12/11/08 1:04 AM, "Horace Jeffery Hodges" <jefferyhodges at yahoo.com>

> On my blog, a visitor named "Christopher" asked me, "How did John Milton's
> friends refer to him? John? Milt?"
> I replied, "Good question, Christopher. I don't actually know -- though surely
> not 'Milt.' Perhaps 'Mr. John Milton, Englishman.' I suppose that I could ask
> at the Milton List."
> I'm therefore asking at this list: "How did John Milton's friends refer to
> him?"
> Jeffery Hodges
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