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Subject: Re: [S-I] symbol for group
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 14:14:08 +0000 (UTC)
In-Reply-To: <D72EC23777214353B9643AE70103E795@Annandale>

I LOVE it!!!

Linda Merle

----- Original Message -----
From: "Cliff. Johnston" <>
Sent: Monday, March 8, 2010 8:59:25 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: Re: [S-I] symbol for group

Hmmm, or a leprachan with a surprised look sitting on a thistle ;-)

Cliff. Johnston
"May the best you've ever seen,
Be the worst you'll ever see;"
from A Scots Toast by Allan Ramsay
----- Original Message -----
From: <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, March 08, 2010 7:32 AM
Subject: Re: [S-I] symbol for group

> Hi Boyd, your symbol works for you, but in Tennessee, I am not sure anyone
> would understand it.
> We'd have to spend lots of Euros/dollars doing market research to be sure
> of course. The first
> time I ran into the Red Hand was in a book. It makes no sense here. You'd
> have to explain it.
> That's one of this ethnic group's problems: we became different in the
> various places we went to.
> One person suggested to me a symbol with the Union flag ....well now, that
> won't work in Tennessee
> either. It makes the bearer seem like a Tory (in the American sense : ie a
> Loyalist in the American
> Revolution, descendents now in Canada).
> Perhaps a shamrock impaled on a thistle kind of gets the point across in a
> universal fashion?
> (just joking!)
> Linda Merle

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