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Anselm
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Re: For Professional Celticists Only

Post by Anselm » Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:44 pm

Nicholas Williams

A man whose ambition is to become the Richard Bentley of Cornish scholarship.
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'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by carrek » Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:24 am

Give it a rest, for flip's sake.

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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Tue Oct 04, 2011 6:54 am

Voice

What you lose if you try to read out the whole of the Ordinalia in one go.
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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Tue Oct 04, 2011 6:57 am

Mood

What you're in after losing your voice (see above).
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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Tue Oct 04, 2011 6:58 am

Aspect

A transparent food preservative.
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'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Tue Oct 04, 2011 6:59 am

Tense

How you felt before reading out the whole of the Ordinalia.
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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by factotum » Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:22 pm

FWIW I once calculated that it would take 24 hours to recite at normal speed the entire Middle Cornish corpus. Anyone care to give it a try?

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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:59 pm

That would be a brave initiation ordeal for anybody wanting to join the ranks of us Professional Celticists!
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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
Rod Coward
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:38 pm

Diglossia

Stop sniggering at the back there.
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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
Rod Coward
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:40 pm

Ursprache

The Bohemian dialect of Cornish.
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'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:03 pm

Parsing

Only to be attempted under medical supervision.
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'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:12 pm

Particle

A small bit of stuff that arrives before it's left.
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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Mark » Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:54 am

Comedy

Entertainment consisting of jokes and sketches intended to make people laugh.
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Sat Oct 08, 2011 8:17 am

Glosses

Need to be very smoll when you look ot the price of Cornish whisk(e)y.
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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
Rod Coward
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Re: For Professional Celticicts Only

Post by Anselm » Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:18 am

Authenticity

1) Tendency of CIA-backed dictators to make their guardsmen wear leopardskin hats.

2) Tendency to go on at very great length in English about the vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, idiom, lack of leopardskin headgear (see 1) above) of people who actually speak Cornish.
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'Against a promontory my ship' Rump L. Stiltz-Kinn

'With regret I feel that unless you have a serious change of heart your presence at the Mennaye on Cornish Pirates match days is no longer desired.'
Rod Coward
CEO
Cornish Pirates

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