Lord Ulf Jorgensen
lordulf at ionet.net
Mon Apr 29 16:37:16 PDT 1996
On Mon, 29 Apr 1996 Mjccmc01 at aol.com wrote:
> The award I have that I think is the coolest is the Order of Jerome from
> Meridies. It's my favorite for several reasons: 1. No meetings involved;
> 2. I was the first non-Laurel (at the time) to ever receive one; and 3.
> Membership in the order is not permanent. It is an order to recognize
> outstanding contributions to historical studies that carries no precendence
> because "learning is its own reward," and, unless you teach three classes or
> publish two papers in specified publications every year, you don't stay in.
> This order was founded by the Meridian Crown in an attempt to combat the
> "get an award and vanish" syndrome. I wonder what things would be like if
> some of the other orders had similar requirements?
> Siobhan ni'Breoghan Fitzlloyd
That is a wonderful idea, and hope noone minds if I 'steal' this concept?
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