Wednesday, 5 March 2008

Keltaj Manĝaĵoj kaj Lingvoj la Vancouver Sun:

It's not exactly historically, ancestrally, culturally, politically, or even culinarily correct, but when we think Celtic celebration, we think Irish pubs, a free flow of Guinness thickened with Irish stew.

What's wrong with that, you say?

Nothing, really, except that it's not quite the whole shebang. (That last phrase, by the way, has an Irish origin, from the word shebeen, or dwelling.) Celtic nations that have retained their Celtic languages and culture are Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Brittany, as well as Ireland. But historically, Celtic ancestry stretches to northern Portugal and Spain…

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