[Spellyans] More on bys/bes words and diacritical marks

Craig Weatherhill weatherhill at freenet.co.uk
Fri Jul 18 20:48:37 IST 2008

Jenefer Lowe is the Cornish Language Development Officer at Cornwall 


Harry Fraiser wrote:
> Pardon my ignorance - who is Ms Lowe? Is she a member of the Gorseth a 
> Kernow?
> Harry
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 7:23 PM, Owen Cook <owen.e.cook at gmail.com 
> <mailto:owen.e.cook at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Jenefer Lowe, I'd assume.
>     By RLC material, I meant anything written by users of revived Late
>     Cornish.
>     On the other hand, I think it would be a fantastic idea to collect the
>     whole corpus of traditional Late Cornish in one volume. I was under
>     the impression that such a book existed for the writings of the Boson
>     family, but where can we get our hands on the various writings of
>     Keigwin, Gwavas, Tonkin and the rest? There is some on the internet,
>     but not in any systematic and exhaustive fashion. In fact it was
>     remarked on the Kernowak list some months back that there was more
>     Late Cornish material than one might expect, much of which has never
>     been published.
>     Oll an gwelha,
>     ~~Owen
>     2008/7/16 Harry Fraiser <harryfraiser at googlemail.com
>     <mailto:harryfraiser at googlemail.com>> rug scrifa:
>     > I've no idea what the figures are for the different forms of
>     Cornish,
>     > but surely there must be a minimum for each one? And who is Jenny?
>     >
>     > Harry
>     >
>     > On 7/16/08, Mary Williams <marywilliams230 at yahoo.co.uk
>     <mailto:marywilliams230 at yahoo.co.uk>> wrote:
>     >> I've often wondered why nobody has put all the Late material
>     >> together in a book, I don't imagine it would be a very thick book.
>     >> Is that what you mean by "making RLC material accessible"? I've
>     >> seen Dick Gendall's dictionaries and course books, but I can't
>     >> recall seeing anything written in this system apart from the odd
>     >> line or two here and there. Likewise Jenny was talking about the
>     >> need to cater for kids growing up learning Late, until someone
>     >> pointed out to her that there weren't any! Why do you feel the
>     >> need to give so much attention to a group that's almost invisible
>     >> to us in Cornwall?
>     >>
>     >> Mary
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