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#118723 - 01/04/04 05:38 PM Re: Repentence
You got me there, padre. The roots of undecorate are Latin and not Greek.
#118724 - 01/04/04 05:51 PM Barbarism
Loc: Seattle, Washington, USA
Ah, Faldage, my son. We belong to a small and rather exclusive club which knows and appreciates the origin of the English word "barbarism." Ought this be the subject of another thread? Or has it been?
#118725 - 01/04/04 05:55 PM Re: Barbarism
Loc: Te Ika a Maui
>Ah, Faldage, my son. We belong to a small and rather exclusive club which knows and appreciates the origin of the English word "barbarism."
Well, I got Faldage's point, but I'm very much a Marxist on the subject of clubs, and memberbership thereof._________________________
noho ora mai
#118726 - 01/04/04 05:58 PM Re: Barbarism
> clubs, and memberbership
I'd be quite surprised if everyone contributing here was not a de facto member of Padre's club. Now, about our Sanksrit Poetry Club...
#118727 - 01/05/04 08:21 AM Re: the removal of ornaments
Loc: lower upstate New York
#118728 - 01/05/04 11:15 AM Re: The Tree
Loc: New England, USA
Others are simply ... well, rituals.
I celebrate the season in all its permutations and I guess it's because I like to prolong the spirit of Christmas. So all my Christmas spirit will continue through tomorrow... even without the visible reminder of a decorated tree ... and my New Year resolution is to try and keep that spirit all through the year.
Resolutions : now is that a ritual or just silly, given how often they are not kept???
Happy Christmastide to you all.
#118729 - 01/05/04 04:42 PM Re: the appreciation of deornamentation
well, I liked it, Anna._________________________
formerly known as etaoin...
#118730 - 01/05/04 09:22 PM Re: the appreciation of deornamentation
Am glad you liked it, Father. Thanks for the blessing too! ...disadorn?
#118731 - 01/06/04 03:20 AM Re: the appreciation of deornamentation
well, I liked it, Anna.
Yes, very clever.
#118732 - 01/06/04 09:42 PM disadorn
Loc: Seattle, Washington, USA
"Disadorn (v. t.) To deprive of ornaments." ~The Bariny Dictionary.
"Disadorn (Dis`a*dorn") v. t. To deprive of ornaments. Congreve." ~Webster (1913).
Disadorn is also the Breton word for Saturday.
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