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Re: MR: Arms? I thought they were appendages!
Poster: Alys of Foxdale <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Poster: Matthew Allen Newsome <email@example.com>
> So is there a way of telling Ars from Devices? Or are they just two
> names for the same thing belonging to different people (one with and one
> without an AoA)?
That is precisely the difference between arms and devices. An AoA
gives you the right to bear arms, but until you reach that point you
may bear a device instead. In fact, you may still refer to it as a
device even after receiving an AoA.
> > > Laird Eogan Og MacLaren
> > You used to sign your name without the "Og". What does it mean?
> > -- Alfredo
> "Og" is Gaelic for young. Like Rob Roy means Rob the Red. Eogan Og is
> Eogan the Young. It's documentable period (although I just have my name
> registered as Eogan MacLaren, I added the Og later). And besides that, I
> head a small clan of misfits known as Clan Og. We are a small,
> relatively new household dedicated to the noble and chivalric goal of not
> taking ourselves too seriously. We like to remind everyone (including
> ourselves) that the Modern Middle Ages is fun, Period does not equall
> stuffy and boring, and above all that the SCA is a GAME! (albeit a very
> special game). Hence our motto: "It's Only A Game!"
A laudable goal indeed! And is your clan located in Tir nan'Og? ;)
Alys of Foxdale | Vert, on a fess between three trees
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