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Discussion in 'Needful Things' started by notebookgirl, Nov 17, 2013.

  1. notebookgirl
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    notebookgirl Well-Known Member

    Does Stephen King really hate the word "but" (for example "I like Dean Koontz, but...) Just a little reference he made in Needful Things when Mr. Gaunt was talking to Brian in a dream and then he also mentioned it to Nettie.

    On a side note, I really loved the book. People were so crazy, it was sort of comical at times and scary.
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    blunthead Well-Known Member

    I'm lost.
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    SharonC Well-Known Member

    I wouldn't say that was Mr. King in particular. Mr. Gaunt's character was the one who hated that word, to my recollection. But I'm with Blunt on this one. You kinda lost me there too.
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    notebookgirl Well-Known Member

    Yes, Mr. Gaunt said it, but I just wondered if King had the same feelings about the word "but" as Mr. Gaunt. Since he put in the book and mentioned twice. Wasn't sure. Ha! Oops! The Dean Koontz reference was just me being a little silly! Staring at the screen too long and thinking I am funny. hee-hee!
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    SharonC Well-Known Member

    That's okay. Sometimes I think I'm funny too. I'm a Koontz fan myself. Didn't bother me a bit!
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ....but was the butt of the joke eh?....
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