hey hey hey writes: There is a lawsuit asking a district court to rule that Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are public domain, and free from copyright. Only 10 stories of the canon remain under copyright, and the plaintiffs claim this should free the characters for derived words. Details can be found here: http://free-sherlock.com/
"All the people are so happy now, their heads are caving in. I'm glad they
are a snowman with protective rubber skin"
-- They Might Be Giants