--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Rick Archer > <fairfieldlife@> wrote: > > on 3/25/06 9:07 AM, MDixon6569@ at MDixon6569@ wrote: > > > > > You don't think some of them look forward to being worshipped > > > and bowed down to also and pushing their weight around a new > > > TM movement? > > > > True. Who among us wouldn¹t give our eye teeth to have someone > > play the bagpipes every time we walk from our limo into a > > building? > > I'd pay good money to have someone *not* play bagpipes > in my presence. :-) > > Trace the instrument's history, man...these wheezbags > were instruments of WAR, designed to produce such a > terrifying and mind-numbing wail as to inspire one's > enemies to run away screaming. The highland pipes have > always had precisely that effect on me.
Bagpipes were *used* for war, but they weren't *designed* for it. Bagpipes have a long cultural history all over the world for uses other than war. To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/