Re: OT: Opinions wanted: person of vocatives
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 3, 2003, 4:08|
MP = Michael Poxon
T = Tristan
MP> Huh! I went to a posh grammar school and we had to *sing* the Lord's
T> Yeah, I'm sure we've all had to do that. (All that went to a school that
T> made use of the Our Father, at least.)
Which excludes me, as I went to a U.S. public school. Although
that's apparently not a given; it boggles my mind that 30 years
ago there were US public schools that had students reciting the
Lord's Prayer! Hello? Separation of church and state? Anyone?
Anyone? Bueller? Bueller?
Even in church (Presbyterian) we didn't sing it, though. We sang
the Doxology ("Praise God from whom all blessings flow . . .") and the
Gloria Patri (in English, despite using the Latin title), but the
Lord's Prayer was simply spoken.