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Re: CHAT: con-this'n'that
On Fri, 14 May 1999, John Cowan wrote:
> Padraic Brown wrote:
> > The flag can be seen at <http://polaris.umuc.edu/~pbrown/kemr3.gif>
> Am I totally deluded, or didn't Ill Dragun used to face to the
> right, away from the staff? (Or is the staff supposed to itself
> be on the right? I thought by convention the staff was always on
> the left.)
The pole's on the right of the flag, in this case. Over in that white
bit, there, where you really can't see it too well. ;-)
> Note that the Federated Kingdoms flag(s) are quarterings of the
> English, Scottish, and Kemrese flags: the doubled-up case in
> quadrants I and IV serves to indicate
> which kingdom is actually chartering the ship, or post office,
> or what not.
Keeps the Flag Makers Guild busy, I'll warrant. (NOT to be confused with
the Seamstresses' Guild! :) )
> John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
> You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
> You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
> Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)