[Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise

Ken MacKinnon ken at ferintosh.org
Tue Jun 5 14:49:56 IST 2012


OK, I shall stand corrected.

- an ken Ken

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From: spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net]
On Behalf Of Craig Weatherhill
Sent: 04 June 2012 18:59
To: Standard Cornish discussion list
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise

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 
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> ]
> 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.
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> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise
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>
>> 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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