[SCA-JML] Re: Kimono Creation
- On Sun, 7 Nov 1999, Barbara Nostrand wrote:
> >PS: Is there a tradition of the joker/jester/fool in Japanese folklore?In a word - pooh!
> In a word, No.
> The closest thing in folklore is occupied by the fox.Didn't they prefer human female form? I know I do (ba-da-bum!).
> 4) If you are interested in being a power behind the throne, tryIs he the guy that developed the chanoyu?
> being Sen no Rikyu. (Sorry, the Society will not believe that
> you are Sen no Rikyu, but you can be a similar super artsy type.)
> 5) If you want to be a professional "life of the party", try beingI have a book that I picked up called "Sexy Laughing Stories of Old
> Matsuo Basho or some other composer of salacious poetry.
> Unfortunately, Matsuo Basho is post period (besides you can not
> be him either), but ribald poetry is very much period.
> You can look into collections of ko'uta. You can even be something ofAnd how would that be different from now, exactly?
> a song and dance man. You can accompany your salacious poems with
> funny dances. (However, you can easily wind up being something of a
> low life if you take this route.)
> Now then, can I possibly persuade you to call yourself Tarokaja?I don't get it.
> (This is actually something of an in joke with Baron Edward. I'm
> not convinced that anyone was ever called Tarokaja. Taro is
> actually a very common name. The kaja part appears more titular
> than nominal to me.)
(Doesn't Taro mean "third son" or something of that nature?)
- On Wed, 10 Nov 1999, Anthony J. Bryant wrote:
> > OK, so "Do itashimashite" is actually "Do(h)o itashimshite", and should beYou're right, my bad - "do(h)o" would be "doo", and "do(f)u" would be
> > spelled "Dou itashimashite"?
> Not quite. TODAY it is "dou". A century ago, it was spelled "dofu" but
> pronounced "dou." MANY MANY MANY centuries ago, it WAS pronounced "dofu," or
> so they think.
See, I learned something already!
(whou sezs you can't teech an Aulde Phart noo trix?)