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Suggested by Don Phillips. The word comes from a childhood mishearing of 'They have slain the Earl o'Moray/ And laid him on the green' as 'And Lady Mondegreen', from the traditional ballad 'The Bonny Earl of Murray', admitted to by Sylvia Wright in a 1954 Harper's Bazaar article. I asked for new ones.
Faulks was The Independent's founding literary editor, but left in 1991 to write novels full time. He has published more than 15 novels and returns to themes of war and love in his latest work, Where My Heart Used to Beat