[ANSTHRLD] New Award Discussion
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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