> Date sent: Fri, 29 Nov 1996 03:33:17 -0500
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> From: Ian Pritchard <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: The macIsh - Keltoi feud.
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> Fellow MacIsh/ NicIsh/ friends of the MacIsh.
> People keep mentioning a rival 'new clan' - the Keltoi. I've been trying to
> get their website, but to no avail (the Internet and me have a bit of a spiky
> relationship at the moment).
> I think it would be refreshing for us to mail them, explain our purpose, and
> ask them whether they would like to indulge in a centuries old bitter rivalry
> which all but wiped us out in The Battle of Hamden (1578). We could carry
> this forward (in jest, of course) by continued rivalry and gentle mockery to
> this day.
> What do you think? Will they go for it?
> Bro/du/il ata an te/ leis an t-ainm MacIsh.
> Iain MacIsh. Chief Hater of the Dreaded Keltoi!
DEATH TO THE KELTIO!! LONG LIVE MAC ISH!
We really need a snappy battle-cry to strike fear into the bosoms of
our accursed enemies, don't we? Any suggestions?