Harry Miller hmiller at
Sat Sep 2 20:05:35 PDT 1995

On Sat, 2 Sep 1995 Yaakov wrote:

> I do primarily story-telling and poetry and, to kick off the first
> discussion, wage a personal campaign to eliminate the use of the word
> "bardic" to describe all entertainment activitiy.

Huzzah and Hear Hear.  I knew I wasn't the only one to find this a very 
Silly Thing, and about as annoying as calling everything that is vaguely 
mystic or Euro-nature-oriented "Celtic."  Not that I want to get these 
discussions off to a cranky start.  Perhaps someone could tell us how the 
term came to be the generic one?

Harry A. W. Miller                      Student of Music Library Stuff
hmiller at                Ethnomusicology dilettante
Gruffydd Llandaff the Goliard           Learner of Welsh

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