[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
> to be 'evidence' that Scandahoovians (Leif Erickson types) had once
> 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.
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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