[Spellyans] Goat

Ken MacKinnon kenmackinnon at enterprise.net
Mon Apr 13 07:43:39 IST 2009


Yes, I very much support placename evidence also, especially in local 
documentation - in the spirit of tota Cornicitas

 - an Ken ken


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Craig Weatherhill" <craig at agantavas.org>
To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
Sent: Sunday, April 12, 2009 5:30 PM
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Goat


> All bar me, it seems.  Historic place names (if from Cornish sources)  are 
> part of the scribal tradition. They're not all on maps - in fact,  very 
> few are.  You'll find them on Cornish pipe rolls, assize rolls,  charters, 
> inventories, probate documents, etc. etc.  For me, that  makes them part 
> of the Cornish scribal tradition and, accordingly,  should be taken 
> seriously.  I always have in that regard.
>
> Craig
>
> On 12 Ebr 2009, at 11:31, Michael Everson wrote:
>
>> On 10 Apr 2009, at 16:15, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
>>
>>> Plus historic place name evidence: gaver 4; gavar 0.
>>
>> In fairness, I think we are all agreed that historic place-names do  not 
>> fall within the scribal tradition per se.
>>
>> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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