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From: Lorne&Judy <>
Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] LDS familysearch.org ~ terminalogy
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 20:57:29 -0800
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Oh, that is too clever. Here, here.
Judy
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cameron MCBAIN" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2008 8:00 PM
Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] LDS familysearch.org ~ terminalogy


> Being from Scarborough, Canada, I'm often called a "Scarberian", which
> often turns
> into "Scaberian", "Scarf-beer-ian", etc.
>
> Let's just say "Torontonians" aim to make sure nobody calls them
> "Scarberians" - there's a distinction, apparently!
>
> As a Canuck, I'll pretty much absorb whatever any innocent person calls
> me - however, I am not fond of the Canadian government's tendency to
> identify Canadians by hyphens!
>
> Arab-Canadian, Spani-Canadian, African-Canadian, Scottish-Canadian,
> Sino-Canadian, Russo-Canadian....
> I guess I think that if you're a citizen of Canada, you're Canadian as far
> as national legalities go, and there it is -
> the extra stuff is really ethnic background, wonderful to be proud of but
> not necessary to have in front of your national identity for
> differentiation.
> It would make more sense to hyphenate by means of your taxation!
> So, wherever your taxes go, you get to stick that onto your label as part
> of a tax benefit, hahhaha
> eg
> "Toro-Ont -Canadian", "Van-Brit - Canadian", "Hali-Nova-Canadian".
> If you pay taxes in more jurisdictions, ie because you own a summer
> cottage, you get more hyphens as a class distinction,
> so if you live in Toronto, Ontario, and have a cottage in Muskokas, then
> you get a third hyphen:
> "Toro-Musko-Ont-Canadian". The more properties you pay taxes on, the more
> extensive your label..
>
> Really, though, I'm just "Canadian". AND my background is Scottish and I
> am PROUD of that too!:)
>
> Cam
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Goldie & Lido Doratti <>
> To:
> Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2008 7:03:41 PM
> Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] LDS familysearch.org ~ terminalogy
>
> You are a long way away, but I have a good nose, Scottish of course,( well
> aged too) and I could SMELL it.......I had a laugh when there, I was told
> by
> a "competent bartender" in a good hotel that ONE always lets a good Scotch
> "hit the nose before it hits the tongue".......In other words~~~ Smell and
> inhale deeply.......(Ahahhhhhh) then taste.......then you sit a few
> minutes...then if you want, add cold water or ice......BUT INHALE: TASTE:
> FIRST
> then enjoy........ I think I may need to come back...educational of
> course,
> more lessons...Goldie
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ray Hennessy" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2008 3:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [ABERDEEN] LDS familysearch.org ~ terminalogy
>
>
>> On 20/01/2008, Goldie Doratti wrote:
>>
>>> just a reminder......you drink Scotch, I am Scottish.....
>>> a person is a Scot, and now I'll scoot.......Goldie
>> _____________________________________________
>>
>> That's amazing Goldie. How could you tell I was just
>> having a wee dram at this very minute?
>>
>> Ray
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