[ANSTHRLD] OT: Consults that never were...
crandalltwo-scalists at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 2 18:54:04 PDT 2008
Once or twice as a branch herald I had
submissions that would improve in that situation.
"But my great uncle is a professional genealogist
and produced this book and it says so."
"But can you find it in the OED?" "yes"
Crandall, Olde Phart
--- Teceangl <tierna.britt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Teceangl's Ten Tongue-in-Cheek Guidelines for
> 1. Do not tell the herald at the consulting
> table that Herald X said
> your proposal was fine. The herald at the
> consulting table might be
> Herald X.
> 2. HBO is not documentation.
> 3. Believe it or not, your great-grandparents
> weren't alive in period,
> and that's not what the Grandfather Clause
> means, anyway.
> 4. When your consulting herald turns bright red
> in five seconds flat,
> he is not suffering from instant sunburn, he is
> holding his breath so
> he doesn't laugh out loud at what you just
> showed him.
> 5. Your peerage regalia is not documentation.
> 6. Before you ask your branch marshal if your
> armory idea looks good,
> ask him if he's color blind.
> 7. Thank you for the interesting persona story.
> Do you have any documentation?
> 8. 1979 was an excellent year for Napa wines,
> not so terrific for SCA heraldry.
> 9. Morgan Llewelyn isn't documentation, either.
> 10. If you shove your paperwork at a consulting
> herald who is going
> into the biffy, that herald might misunderstand
> the intent with which
> you just presented them a handful of paper...
> - Teceangl
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