I should know my own birthday by now.
|From:||Irina Rempt <irina@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 27, 2001, 9:45|
On Sunday 09 September 2001 23:12, Robert Hailman wrote:
> > Just a bit farther down on this side of the spectrum, I'm 16
> > (turning 17 in October). My language, Ajuk, has been kickin'
> > around for just over 2
> Actually, my birthday is in November. You'd think I'd know that by
> now. (And I didn't just copy and paste from Patrick's e-mail,
> ObConlang/Conculture: Are the speakers of your conlang inclined to
> the kind of stupidity I've just demonstrated?
Well, Valdyans tend not to celebrate their exact birthday. In fact,
most people don't even know (or don't care) exactly unless they were
born exactly on a feast day (like Midsummer). They only know that
they were born in spring, summer, autumn or winter, and celebrate on
(and calculate from) the feast closest to it.
Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay.
email@example.com (myself) http://www.valdyas.org/irina/valdyas