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The Humanity of Hobbits

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Are hobbits human? Matthew Yglesias asks this question at Slate and mines J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings to find out. The answer is yes; they are just shorter.





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One Response to “The Humanity of Hobbits”

  1. JOHN T SHEA
    at 5:01 pm on January 3, 2014

    …and have hairy feet,

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