Re: [SCA Newcomers] A greeting and a question
- Thanks for the laugh. I really needed after math class. :)
> On Sunday 05 February 2006 22:48, Aric Wilisch wrote:Pax Christi,
> > It would seem all of the counties
> > are represented Â EXCEPT Canton :). [...]
> > Perhaps if enough others reside in
> > this area, something new could be started.
> If that is the case, then it simply means that Canton County is part of
> Barony of Fenix but not part of any of its cantons. If it turns out there
> enough interest to form a new local group, talk with your Baronial
> who can put you in touch with the New Groups Deputy. Write me off-list if
> have trouble reaching the right people -- I was the current New Groups
> predecessor in office and can help you find the people you need to talk
> There is a bit of wordplay that one can apply surrounding this situation
> is almost too funny for words. I live in Canton, Ohio, and am part of a
> group (Alderford) that is a canton of the Barony of Brendoken. We tried
> get the heralds to let us be the Canton of Canton when we formed the
> eleven years ago, but they nixed that idea pretty quickly. We can't
> of the way the Heralds cant[*] blazon.
> [*] The word "cant" without an apostrophe is sometimes used to
> describe the
> heraldic description (or blazoning) of an heraldic coat of arms.
> So the situation we now have between your area and ours is:
> My Canton is a canton in Canton, but my canton is not the Canton of
> since cantons can't be canted that way.
> Your Canton is not a canton, nor is your canton in Canton. You can
> create a canton which would be another canton in Canton, but you still
> can't cant the canton as the Canton of Canton.
> Does your brain hurt yet? :-)
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- On Monday 06 February 2006 17:09, Aric Wilisch wrote:
> My good friend, yesterday I had the great fortune to watch to greatBah! I've seen such contests. That is a sport for little children. Real
> armies battle for a silver oblong ball
warriors wear armor and use swords and axes and polearms!
> and consumed mass quantities ofOn the other hand, even children's games have their useful aspects. ;-)
> ale and spirits during the festivities...
Maistor Iustinos Tekton called Justin (Scott Courtney)
Gules, on a bezant a fleam sable and on a chief dovetailed Or two
keys fesswise reversed sable.
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