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Re: American dialect of Brithenig
- To: Padraic Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: American dialect of Brithenig
- From: andrew <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 4 Aug 1999 18:11:08 +1200 (NZST)
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On Tue, 3 Aug 1999, Padraic Brown wrote:
> There's been some discussion on some radio programmes as to why this has
> not happened. The moon trip itself seems to have been credited to a)
> JFK's stirring exhortation b) rapid technological development and c) US
> vs. USSR coldwar rivalry. The lack of everything else has been credited
> to a) no strong President exhorting the nation b) "been there done that"
> attitude on the part of the country.
the people who control the purse strings have not been very helpful
I'm not sure if the equivalent of the European Space Agency *there* would
have pushed the exploration of space any further than the equivalent of
the National Aeronautics Space Administration has here.
> Should it? We in Ter Mair only have "hurrah" in songs (When Johnny comes
> marching home again, hurrah!, hurrah!" Some say "huzzah!": is that close
> enough? :)
I was thinking of "A Trans-Atlantic Tunnel, ......!"
Andrew Smith, Intheologus firstname.lastname@example.org