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From: "Cliff. Johnston" <>
Subject: Re: [S-I] symbol for group
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 08:50:13 -0600
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Thank you :-)

Now we just have to decide where the thistle hits his bare bottom ;-)

Cliff.
"May the best you've ever seen,
Be the worst you'll ever see;"
from A Scots Toast by Allan Ramsay
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>I LOVE it!!!
>
> Linda Merle
>
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> From: "Cliff. Johnston" <>
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>
> 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
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> 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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