[Sca-cooks] Images of Dining in Ireland 1581

Dianne & Greg Stucki goofy1 at suscom.net
Wed Aug 23 05:34:55 PDT 2006

> There is in the upper midwest (I think Minnesota, but I'm not certain) a
> runestone- a runestone that was marvelled over by 'experts' and was 
> thought
> to be 'evidence' that Scandahoovians (Leif Erickson types) had once 
> settled
> there. And then a bunch of Scan Studies graduate student came forward and
> revealed that it was a hoax- that they had made it on a lark.
> And there are still 'experts' who believe that it is genuine, and they are
> still arguing about the meaning of the text on the damn rock.
> 'Lainie

Much like the discussion the Pickwick Club has in the beginning of The 
Pickwick Papers, over the meaning of the rock inscribed "Bi L Stumps H is 
Mark", despite Bill Stumps insisting that he carved it himself from boredom 
some time ago.


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