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Subject: Fwd: Non-participating list members.
From: Am_marcair_dubh <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Am_marcair_dubh <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 15 Nov 1999 15:37:06 -0500

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Because it was obvious that you intended this message to the whole list,
Eilidh, I am forwarding it.
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From:   "Eilidh", INTERNET:[log in to unmask]
TO:     "Am_marcair_dubh", Am_Marcair_Dubh
DATE:   15/11/99 05:33

RE:     Re:      Non-participating list members.

>I almost put "Lurkers" as the title of this message, but I changed it, as
>don't like it as a term. It always seems to me to convey a sense of evil
>intent, though I see from the dictionary that it does have the more
>innocent meaning of sitting quietly and unobserved.

I'm used to the term lurker, fine by me :)

>However, my appeal to all you people out there is "Why not take a more
>active part?" Why not try out your Gaelic, however elementary? Use the few
>words you do know, and write the rest in English. Tell us about
>why you are learning Gaelic, what materials you are using, how you are

Personally it's because I'm for one reason or other WAY behind and don't
want to reply to threads ages old, I've about 800 messages to read

But to make a small contribution.

Is mise Eilidh. Rugadh mi ann am Pa\islig, ach thogadh mi ann an
ann an Chluaidh agus tha mi a'fuireach ann am Peairt ann an Astra\ilia
Tha mi ag ionnsachadh le SOL agus TYG (le Robertson 's Taylor)

By the way, in our study group we came across two different assignments of
gender for oisean(n) (corner)
One dictionary said masculine, most said feminine, and two different
spellings given, any consensus or is it just one of those words?

Mar sin leibh


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