As we all know, hobbits love celebrations, and occasions, and opportunities for feasting; and, beyond all else, they love birthdays. In the case of this particular author and gentleman, I am sure they would consider a seventy-fifth every bit as exciting as an eleventy- first.
"A Birthday Menu for Professor Tolkien,"
Tolkien Journal: Vol. 3
, Article 4.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/tolkien_journal/vol3/iss1/4
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