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Re: [conculture] Government structure

From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>

Padraic Brown wrote:

> > The islanders, of course, believe that they are *not* part of Kernow
> > at all, and insist on speaking only Standard Brithenig to provincial
> > officials (which is probably a Good Thing, because their local dialect
> > is quite impenetrable to outsiders).
> It is quite dense, indeed.  Undoubtedly a source of some consternation for
> provincial officials, who also tend to find the Kings Brithenig a wee bit
> opaque at times, most definitely a Bad Thing.

As they say on the islands, Nu sun pobl di lla nediwn, e nu
pharolan ill llinghedig di lla nediwn.

John Cowan	http://www.ccil.org/~cowan		cowan@ccil.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)

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