Telling who's "period" and who isn't
- At 02:24 PM 10/1/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>I can tell you if someone is dressed accurately (more or less) inTwo excellent points as usual, Diarmaid! I'm certainly no expert in
>certain specific time frames and regions, but I couldn't say for everyone.
>Also, there are some folks who are dressed in ways that I
>automatically discount as being inauthentic, when in fact they may
>have just used different sources than I have.
anything, let alone whether someone in Viking, or German puff & slash, or
Japanese, etc. is 100% accurate! And we've all heard the "black shoes
aren't period" or "rough silk isn't period" or "bright pink isn't period"
stuff floating around, things we DO have documentation for, but the society
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> Another mildly amusing story:
> A friend and I were at an event one day running the A&S pavilion
> lady of our acquaintance came up to us and said, "You know, I'vebeen
> watching you two for months, and you know, you're the bestChristians I
> know."this to
> We were both practicing Wiccans at the time, and gently explained
> her.That's too funny! Just goes to show that treating people with
respect and kindness knows no "religious" boundaries.