[ANSTHRLD] New Award Discussion

Maridonna maridonna at maridonna.com
Wed Feb 2 12:51:16 PST 2005

tmcd at panix.com wrote:

> Ccing star at ansteorra.org, zodiacus at ansteorra.org
> per his request.
>>I propose the Sable Boar of Ansteorra.
> Recall that "boar" sounds so much like "bore" and "boor".  Also,
> "boar" has associations with "pig", "swine", "sow", and other
> derogatory terms.

I alway thought of boars as dangerous animals.  Consider those big, 
honkin' tusks.  Apparently the folks who had boars on their arms 
didn't think it a bad thing.

> On the other hand, people who do marshal activities might not mind.
> They might even run with it: "Hey, I got a Piggie!"  Instead of vivat,
> the previous recipients make grunting noises in court.  (*sigh* Lordy,
> I can imagine that all too well, I fear.)

But that makes it fun.

I can see it now - a bumper sticker that says "Snort if you love Boars".
Andrea / Maridonna
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