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[0] prominent[1] websites[2][3][4], there's no
> > apostrophe (') in Burns Night.
> > 
> > [0] 
> > https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-leads-burns-night-celebrations-around-the-world
> > [1] https://www.scotland.org/events/burns-night
> > [2] http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/robertburns/burns_night_running_order.shtml
> > [3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burns_supper
> > [4] http://www.robertburns.org/suppers/
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Raf
> > 
> 
> evening.
> 
> 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
>                   sawhorse.
>               (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
> 
> jmc
> 

hilariously, i just realised the apostrophe in the quote above is in the
wrong place! maybe it should be "Burns Hog Weighing Method" ;)

jmc

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