On Wed, 21 Aug 1996 [log in to unmask] wrote:
> I don't think we should have four lists. if you don't understand
> a message, don't bother with it. If you can, good for you.
> As your Gaelic gets better and better, you'll be able to read more of
> the postings and naturally your interest will shift from the obvious
> to the more intricate. I find it *helpful* to listen in on the
> conversation between fluent speakers and am delighted when I
> understand a few more words. It's comparatively easy to distinguish
> between Irish and Scottish Gaelic postings,
> hint: look out for the bhfuil. Moreover, it's always nice to
> recognize a few words in an Irish Gaelic (IG) message, and if you
> constantly do "comparative word-spotting", you'll find that soon,
> you'll also be able to read simple IG messages.
E/istigi/ le guth na siosmaide, a chairde!