(Via various places; I got it from Liliputian Lilith.)
Act your age? Apparently not.
Born on what day of the week? No idea. But Jane Eyre was on TV at the time.
Chore you hate? Cleaning the tub.
Dad’s name? Stanley Mayer.
Essential makeup item? I rarely wear makeup (no, not a feminist statement--it does bad things to my skin). Concealer, I suppose.
Favorite actor? Hmmm...I guess it's a tie between Julian Wadham and Peter Blythe. (UPDATE 7/1: Peter Blythe died 6/27 at age 69.)
Gold or silver? Gold.
Hometown? Los Angeles.
Instruments you play? Used to play piano.
Job title? Assistant Professor of English.
Kids? Not last time I checked.
Living arrangements? Three-bedroom house in the village.
Mom’s name? Dorothy Lenore.
Need? I've never turned down money.
Overnight hospital stays? None.
Quote you like? "I will not go down to posterity talking bad grammar." (Disraeli)
Religious affiliation? Jewish.
Siblings? Younger sister.
Time you wake up? Usually sometime between 6:00 and 8:00 AM.
Unique talent? I read very, very, very quickly. Useful talent for a Victorianist...
Worst habit? I'm terrible at filing things.
X-rays you’ve had? Dental, chest, back, hand (broken finger), ankle.
Yummy food you make? Spaghetti with sauce made from scratch.
Zodiac Sign? Leo.