On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 08:05:47PM +0000, Jason McIntyre wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 07:38:47PM +0000, Raf Czlonka wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > According to the most prominent websites, there's no
> > apostrophe (') in Burns Night.
> > 
> > https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-leads-burns-night-celebrations-around-the-world
> >  https://www.scotland.org/events/burns-night
> >  http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/robertburns/burns_night_running_order.shtml
> >  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burns_supper
> >  http://www.robertburns.org/suppers/
> > Regards,
> > Raf
> it seems both are acceptable. i'm reluctant to change it without any
> pressing reason to prefer one over the other.
> but do check fortunes for some class...
> Burn's Hog Weighing Method:
> (1) Get a perfectly symmetrical plank and balance it across a
> (2) Put the hog on one end of the plank.
> (3) Pile rocks on the other end until the plank is again
> perfectly balanced.
> (4) Carefully guess the weight of the rocks.
> -- Robert Burns
hilariously, i just realised the apostrophe in the quote above is in the
wrong place! maybe it should be "Burns Hog Weighing Method" ;)