Archive | February 2013

How about a basic Gaelic lesson?

How about a basic Gaelic Lesson ‘cause I’m fresh out of ideas at the moment.

English Gaelic Pronunciation

Good Morning Madainn mhath madeen va

Good Evening Feasgar math fesskurr ma

How are you Ciamar a tha thu? Kimmer uh ha ooo

How are you? (polite) Ciamar a tha sibh? Kimmer uh ha shiv?

Fine, thanks Tha gu math, tapadh leat ha goo ma, tappuh let

Fine thanks, (polite or plural) Tha gu math tapadh leibh? Ha goo ma, tappuh leh-eev

Progressive Culture | Scholars & Rogues

CATEGORY: LGBTIt’s been an interesting few days.

  • The American Benefits Council and 278 employers, organizations and municipalities have filed a friend of the court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in a case regarding the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
  • Earlier today the far right Drudge Report was linking to a story outlining a new study that suggests gay marriage may save lives.
  • A large and growing list of prominent Republicans “have added their names to a legal brief urging the Supreme Court to declare that gay couples have a constitutional right to wed.” The list includes Mitt Romney, “prominent commentators and strategists Alex Castellanos, David Frum, Rich Galen, Mark McKinnon, Mike Murphy and Steve Schmidt; Mary Cheney; Ben Ginsberg, counsel to the Mitt Romney presidential campaign; George W. Bush administration officials Kevin and Catherine Martin, and Mark and Nicolle Wallace; and operatives ranging from Ken Duberstein, former chief of staff to Ronald…

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