I meant to add the following, but hit the "send" too quickly...I've noticed
that all of the Gaelic lists that I'm on right now are extremely quiet, and
also that the study groups that I'm attending are down in attendance. Was
the Celtic New Year celebrated too wildly and folks haven't recovered yet?
Chan 'eil fhios-am?? Or...are people busily getting ready for the
Ma tha e comasach dhut, cum a' dol!
>From: "Lois\Ted Macdonald" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>To: gaidhlig-gu-leor <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>Subject: [gaidhlig-gu-leor] Post mortem
>Date: Sat, Nov 18, 2000, 7:08 PM
>Patient's name: Gaidhlig gu Leor
>Patient's condition: reflexes - poor. Not responding to normal stimuli.
>Prognosis: Transfusion of new blood is desperately needed. Patient is
>showing minimal vital signs and may soon be beyond point of recovery.
>Symptoms: Patient has been heard to speak a strange language, in the
>expectation of some response. Lack of response is causing severe
>depression, which could lead to further decline in vital signs.
>Treatment: Since the ailment results from lack of response,and since the
>patient is essentially a social entity requiring constant feedback from
>other members of the society that shares this strange language, it is
>recommended that the patient be sedated until such time as it can be shown
>that there is an interest in the community at large in assisting with the
>In the absence of any signs of community interest I am prepared to withdraw
>life support systems, and the death certificate is on file, ready to be signed.
>Yours in the interest of good health,
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