At 02:44 AM 4/9/97 -0300, Neil wrote:
>> Is Fearr Gaeilge bhriste ná Béarla cliste!
>> Broken Irish is better than fluent English.
> That proverb has become a kind of unofficial motto over on Gaelic-L,
>where they tend to frown on the Beurla (English language).
I had thought they meant that it's better to attempt Gaelic and get it wrong
than not to try at all. Not that English is somehow inferior. I never got
this impression when I was on that list.