Ribbon awards (Was: Criteria: Aargh!)
dickeney at access.digex.net
Sun Sep 10 08:59:51 PDT 1995
On Wed, 6 Sep 1995, Heather Rose Jones wrote:
> (Of course, my stock response is always, "What sort of medieval practice
> are you trying to emulate and how did _they_ handle the question?" In
> this case, I mean the use of ribbon-badges at all, not the question of
> whether it would bother anyone else.)
Well, those who have read the poetic legend of the Land of Cockaigne will
remember that ribbon-badges were used _there_ -- but in a context that I
fear will not meet with general approval as something to imitate. Though
in that case the ladies of Cockaigne were wont to "pin a fresh ribbon to
(their) sheets..." rather than wear it on their garb.
-- Master Vuong Manh
sorry, indelicate jokes are In Period...
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