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From:     "Richard J. Pugh" <rjp3@???????.edu>
Date:     Tue, 30 Aug 1994 16:24:49 -0400
Subject:  Re: SpellJammer Name Origin
The word "spelljammer," if I'm guessing correctly, was derrived from the
word "windjammer."  That word was used in the last century to describe
clippers, galleons, Polynesian catamarrans, and so on, that had numerous
sails and could travel very fast given the right wind conditions.

I'm assuming that T$R took the word windjammer, a word use to describe fast
moving wind vessels, and created spelljammer, a word to describe fast
moving magical vessels.

That still doesn't answer the part about the suffex "jammer," because now
we have the question, "Where did the word Windjammer come from?"  Hmmm...

Richard
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SpellJammer Name Origin    Jeremy Pemberton M.    29 Aug 1994 21:55:13
Re: SpellJammer Name Origin    Skreyn@???.com    30 Aug 1994 01:26:26
Re: SpellJammer Name Origin    Richard J. Pugh    30 Aug 1994 20:24:49

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