minstrel: Bardic and other terms

Alexandria Long longalex at pirates.Armstrong.EDU
Mon Apr 28 09:57:31 PDT 1997



On Sun, 27 Apr 1997, Fiona P. wrote:

> 2.  In early lowland Scotch: A strolling musician or minstrel 1449.

I'm not so nitpicky about the term "bard", but this is a really big
peeve...: "Scotch" refers to products of Scotland, while "Scottish" refers
to the people and the language; but please don't be offended by my
selective exactness.
---Ceara ni Neill




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