[Loch-Ruadh] So, how was the Wake?
julie_self at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 30 21:11:45 PDT 2002
And then there are people like me, Gwenllian (Welsh) Brighid (Scottish)
Hertewelle (English). What the he__ am I supposed to do? I guess I could
breed the sheep, use them to pull coal cars and then eat them when they get
>From: Jane Sitton <jane.sitton at radioshack.com>
>Reply-To: loch-ruadh at ansteorra.org
>To: "'loch-ruadh at ansteorra.org'" <loch-ruadh at ansteorra.org>
>Subject: RE: [Loch-Ruadh] So, how was the Wake?
>Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 13:01:18 -0500
>I would like to know who started this nasty rumor about the Scots, anyway?
>As anyone who reads knows, the Scots did not have sheep until the stinking
>English set about to make the world safe for sheep. The Scots ate the red
>deer and highland cattle. The Irish and the Scots get along tolerably
>the Scots and the French have "the auld alliance" against the English. The
>Spanish have always despised the English. The Welsh and the Cornish have
>love lost for the English. Why can't everyone quit picking on the Scots,
>and pick on the English, who deserve it more, for a change? I say down
>the sheep-loving English!
>Norman in lowland Scotland since 1220!
>From: Padraig O'Maolagain [mailto:padraig_ruad at irishbard.com]
>Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 2:06 PM
>To: loch-ruadh at ansteorra.org
>Subject: Re: [Loch-Ruadh] So, how was the Wake?
>I've not ever noticed that the consumption of Guinness, Irish whiskey,
>Scotch or even the one time I indulged in Bioharzard made me in any way
>regard sheep as anything more than sources of wool and/or meat for roasting
>and stewing. It would take a lot more than alcohol to make me take up the
>less savory habits of my Scottish cousins (such as eating haggis, and other
>predilictions that shouldn't be mentioned on an open list). :)
> >Padraig O'Maolagain wrote:
> > > though no one had Irish whiskey handy to revive me with, Baron Daniel
> > > saved the day with some of the finest Scotch I have ever tasted.
> >If that Scotch has an effect anything like the general Irish behaviors
> >caused by Guinness, then perhaps we'd better practice some discretion
> >concerning Padraig and some of the more common Scottish... ummm...
> >habits. Sean, keep an eye on that flock of yours...
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