> > Inferiority complexes and Spleen are a wonderful thing.
> > Who's been ruling the North American Continent since those nice In'juns
> > the interlopers a feed of Popcorn and Turkey. I wonder what their name
> > that land was. [is.]
> I think it depended on the tribe. And, I've always been sort of
> to admit, my English ancestors (3 lines of them at that) were among the
> (year) interlopers who encroached on their land. I've never been much
> of my Puritan ancestry. I also was taught I'm a US citizen and I live in
> the United States on the continent of North America. We've had debates on
> this list before about not calling US citizens Americans or Yankees. I
> up in New Orleans, for instance, and am most definitely NOT a Yankee.
> > The above, I wrote last night but for some reason the server was in some
> > state of constipation so it stayed with me.
> I love your way with words.
> > In the night I lay and thought about it, and here are some of my furthur
> > thoughts.
> > What about all those naughty Dalraidians who came over to the north
> > that land which you call Britain and usurped all the nice Welsh
> > that nasty St Columba who dashed about stirring up things in a riotous
> > fashion.
> > You ought to know that the world is in a constant state of flux, like
> > tadpoles in a jam jar.
> Wonderful analogy.
> > Me, I'm going to start a society to reinstate "Neanderthal," man, [who
> > elbowed out by softy old "Modern," man.] It should be possible to get
> > to that state of innocence and perfection with a little judicious Gene
> > manipulation.
> > Until we reach that state of felicity, perhaps I will refer North
> > "Vinland."
> When I was an anthropology major in the Dark Ages, we learned Neanderthal
> "intermarried" with the next group (and I don't remember their name). So,
> we blended. And, if you believe the Clan of the Cave Bear series, the
> heads" were simply not as smart as the next iteration and faded away.
> Survival of the fittest and all, but there was definitely "intermarriage"
> that took place. My past-life dreams don't go back that far, so I don't
> have an opinion.
> But, I thoroughly enjoy reading yours.