minstrel: Vocabulary and terminology

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Mon Apr 17 09:05:53 PDT 2000

> There are much better ways to explain things, to identify things. I would
> classify myself as an authenticity mavin in some areas of the SCA and a 
> fun mavin in other areas. These interests can overlap and even clash. But
> the ways I identify these tendancities is simple, might be uniquely SCA
> and unlikely to require re-explaining or spin doctoring of grotesque media
> relations. Mavin is a good word.

The problem with using "fun mavin" and "authenticity mavin" is that
most people assume that they clash and do not overlap.

So I like to think of it more in terms that I am here both because I
like the middle ages and because I like to party.

-- Gregory Blount

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