[Spellyans] BBC Broadcast
craig at agantavas.org
Tue Jan 26 17:12:59 GMT 2010
Yes, Ken, both Oliver and I are included. Our first meeting was last
Friday. That established little more than a basic working practice
policy and the fact that I will have my work heavily cut out to banish
non-traditional graphs from historic place-names. I will need to have
steel heels fitted for the amount of digging in I'll have to do
against Pol and Julyan..
On 26 Gen 2010, at 16:01, Ken MacKinnon wrote:
> Craig and friends.
> I watched the Inside Out programme courtesy of Sky. My own
> thoughts were that it did not get us very much further forward. I
> contributed over an hour of recorded speech - but little more than a
> couple of snippets were used ( in my view on somewhat perpheral
> The programme contained a lot of stereoptyping, and I thought that
> Mick Catmull would have gotten a bit beyond this onto more salient
> I understand that CLP have set up a placenames working group. I
> very much trust that people like yourself, Craig , and Oliver Padel
> have been included.
> Jenefer and Nev Meek are due to attend a British & Irish seminar on
> language legislation next week in Edinburgh - and I hope to have the
> opportunity of a session with them on current issues.
> - oll an gwella - an Ken ken
> Ken MacKinnon is now on Broadband with new e-mail addresses:-
> ken at ferintosh.org
> and also at:-
> ken.ferintosh at googlemail.com
> My former e-mail addresses are no longer able to be used.
> (Prof) Ken MacKinnon
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Craig Weatherhill" <craig at agantavas.org
> To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 3:35 PM
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] BBC Broadcast
>> Yes, I did see this. Some presenter/interviewer from way out of
>> Cornwall, perpetuating the Dolly Pentreath list and with the usual
>> sneery attitude we've come to expect from the BBC. 'Do you speak
>> Cornish?' he asked the barmaid. 'No," she replied. 'Thank God for
>> that,' he said.
>> Still, Mick, Ray and Denise held their own. Rather well, I thought.
>> I've missed the Radio Cornwall programme today on which some academic
>> from the University of Durham is being allowed to opine that the
>> Cornish, as a people, don't exist. (If this was done against a black
>> or Asian group, there would be all hell to pay and probably
>> prosecutions as well). Ok, so I don't exist, therefore this message
>> has never been sent.
>> On 26 Gen 2010, at 14:42, j.mills at email.com wrote:
>>> For those who missed the BBC broadcast concerning the Cornish
>>> language (Monday 25 January), it can be found on BBC iPLayer at
>>> Fast forward to about 9 mins 50 secs into the programme for the part
>>> concerning the Cornish language.
>>> Ol an gwella
>>> Dr. Jon Mills,
>>> School of European Culture and Languages,
>>> University of Kent
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>>> Spellyans at kernowek.net
>> Craig Weatherhill
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