The Origin of the Elrond’s Last Homely House in Rivendell — Wordfoolery

Hello, Friend of the blog, Rick Ellrod, posed a Tolkien-related word question recently. “We use homely typically to refer to someone who’s a little worse than plain-looking, without being actually ugly.  But then there’s Tolkien’s rather mysterious phrase about how Elrond’s place in Rivendell is “the Last Homely House East of the Sea.”  Clearly he […]

The Origin of the Elrond’s Last Homely House in Rivendell — Wordfoolery

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Dungeon Master, homebrewer, foodie, bibliophile, and fantasy author. He/Him

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