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My Native Tongue

Several persons who are having Too Much Fun<tm> speculate as to
whether my confusion about "Women's Studies" at the last session
of University was due to my not being a native speaker of
Atlantian English.

In fact, one unusual feature of my native tongue is that nouns
are made plural or possessive through the use of tonal information.
When Dean Deirdre relayed her ambitions for the College of Saint
Catherine to me, I heard her to say "Woman Studies". A similar
unfortunate misunderstanding resulted in my being unceremoniously
tossed out of my high school gymnasium, after being invited to
attend a "women's wrestling" match. Fortunately, I was older and
slightly wiser when the ladies of Atlantia advanced upon my well-
meaning person, alerting me to my error.

One of the things I most value in the Society is that good and
honorable intentions are tacitly assumed. This is why the Kind,
Courteous, and Gracious Ladies of Atlantia let me live out my
days in peace.

-Henry the Primary Source

--------- John Strauss     gc429@cleveland.freenet.edu ---------
University Atlantia #38 is April 8th at Rencester on the William
and Mary Campus. The Catalog is coming out Real Soon Now.
Need bids for UA #39 on July 1st.  - Henry Best, UA Chancellor