[Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Mon Jun 4 18:58:33 IST 2012


In my opinion, Ken, this IS on topic for it has significant  
implications for the standing of the language.

Craig




On 4 Efn 2012, at 18:26, Ken MacKinnon wrote:

> Ewan,
>
> I followed it on Sky -so missed what the BBC had to say.  If you can  
> recall
> the actual words as far as possible, it would be most helpful.
>
> But as you say, we had better stay on-topic.
>
> -an ken Ken
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net 
> ]
> On Behalf Of ewan wilson
> Sent: 04 June 2012 17:01
> To: Standard Cornish discussion list
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise
>
> Craig,
>
> I too saw both it and at least one other Baner Peran on one of the  
> 'little
> ships', if my memory serves me correctly. The latter, however  
> welcome, might
> be expected on a Cornish vessel, but the one on the Gloriana seems  
> far more
> significant, as you say. It implies somebody in the Palace is keen  
> to see
> all the indigenous tongues of these islands given due respect and
> recognition.
> It ties in with my point on the potential power of royal example. In  
> proper
> deference to the request to keep this site in matters more  
> specifically
> linguistic I shall say no more, but hope you'll forgive this one  
> further
> reference, simply because it WAS so good to see the old tongues  
> granted due
> respect! I even heard part of the BBC commentary - much of which was  
> pretty
> dismal  and disjointed in my opinon- note the presence of the Baner!
>
> Ewan.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Herbie Blackburn" <kevin.blackburn1 at ntlworld.com>
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> Sent: Monday, June 04, 2012 12:05 PM
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise
>
>
>> Craig wrote 'There flew Baner Peran for all to see'.
>>
>> I noticed that too - and also what I thought was a gig with the Baner
>> Peran
>> on as well.
>>
>>
>>
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