Re: [SCA Newcomers] Little help please
- Ha! Thanks. I'm sure I'll continue to get them mixed up. Spelling is not my strong suit.
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From: D'vorah bat Atar <dvorah@...>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 16:06:55
Subject: Re: [SCA Newcomers] Little help please
On 5 Jan 2010, at 2:37 PM, cailin.sca@... wrote:
> As far as class goes, we're generally all accepted to be gentile, I.e. Noble born.
The word you're looking for is NOT...
gentile –adjective (sometimes initial capital letter)
1. of or pertaining to any people not Jewish.
2. Christian, as distinguished from Jewish.
3. [Mormon Church only] not Mormon.
4. heathen or pagan.
5. (of a linguistic expression) expressing nationality or local origins.
6. of or pertaining to a tribe, clan, people, nation, etc.
The word you're looking for IS...
1. belonging or suited to polite society.
2. well-bred or refined; polite; elegant; stylish.
3. affectedly or pretentiously polite, delicate, etc.
D'vorah bat Atar
Master Albrecht Waldfurster's Egg
Middle Kingdom, Midlands, Ayreton, Tree-Girt-Sea (Chicago, IL)
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- Bambi (To be named ater) TBNL
I am made for great things by GOD
and walk with Pride!!!!
Walladah bint al Mustakfi c 1100ad
see me dance
From: Labhaoise <labhaoise_obeachain@...>
Sent: Mon, January 11, 2010 1:41:59 PM
Subject: [SCA Newcomers] Re:Red was for harlots? I don't think so!
And that is the point, sort of.....
That at some period of time, be it months, years, or decades, in some location, whether a street, district, country, or class; people did/thought/ acted in given way.....
Conversely, it cannot be said that Pantone Green 364 IS worn by women of easy virtue (whatever that meant then and there!)
--- In scanewcomers@ yahoogroups. com, Bambi TBNL <hippy_dippy_ dancer@.. .> wrote:
> well @ one point in the late 1500 I can prove that a certain shade of GREEN was thought to be for"strumpets" in englandin fact I believe shakepearÂ refers to it in a play or 2, but that is the only thing I can think of....
> Â Bambi (To be named ater) TBNL
> I am made for great things by GOD
> and walk with Pride!!!!
> Walladah bint al Mustakfi c 1100ad
> see me dance
> http://www.youtube com/watch? v=7HMtOoXtMs0
> ____________ _________ _________ __
> From: Justinos Tekton called Justin <justin@...>
> To: scanewcomers@ yahoogroups. com
> Sent: Sat, January 9, 2010 5:10:43 PM
> Subject: Re: [SCA Newcomers] Re:Red was for harlots? I don't think so!
> On Wed, 2010-01-06 at 09:04 +0000, cailin.sca@gmail. com wrote:
> > I've also failed at communication in this thread
> Not at all...your posts are useful and on-topic. This list is just full
> of helpful people who often join together to elaborate on different
> facets of a topic under discussion. I don't think you've offended
> anyone, and I hope none of us have offended you. :-)
> Kind regards,
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> Maistor Justinos Tekton called Justin (Scott Courtney)
> Gules, on a bezant a fleam sable and on a chief dovetailed Or two keys
> fesswise reversed sable.
> justin@... http://4th.com/sca/justin/
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