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Re: Celtic, semitic, etc.

From:Eric Christopherson <raccoon@...>
Date:Sunday, April 30, 2000, 8:02
At 02:50 PM 4/28/2000, Barry wrote:
[Ray scripsit:]
> > Oh - but Wiccan is of Germanic origin, surely. Ireland was anciently the > >land of Saints & Scholars. And the modern Irish tend to be over-zealous > >about their form of Christianity - either 'more Catholic than the Pope' > >or, > >donning bowler hats [darbies, I believed they're called in the US - the > >things Laurel & Hardy wore] during the "Marching Season" (which begins on > >Easter Monday), assert their Protestantism in all its 'purity'.
>hehe great post Ray ;). Oh and I think the spelling is Derby, but I prefer >Bowler
Yes, pronounced /"dr=bi/ (r= being syllabic r). Eric Christopherson / *Aiworegs Ghristobhorosyo