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Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 14:46
Replies: 382
Views: 51,679
Posted By Welsh-lad
No - it was very interesting. It comes down to...

No - it was very interesting.
It comes down to authority and being fundamental. RCs believe in the fundamental authority of the Church, Evangelicals believe in the fundamental authority of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 14:41
Replies: 382
Views: 51,679
Posted By Welsh-lad
I'd say St Saviour's is a typical fairly high...

I'd say St Saviour's is a typical fairly high Anglican city church.
In terms of ministry there is probably an emphasis on diversity, kindness and humanitarian goodness.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 14:19
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By Welsh-lad
The woman let a toddler play with a pitbull? A...

The woman let a toddler play with a pitbull?
A bit daft really.

My dad wouldn't have stopped there. He'd have shot the dog immediately afterwards.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 14:04
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
It's a very interesting thing to discuss as there...

It's a very interesting thing to discuss as there can be no concrete answers.

There is every chance that the (reputed) last speaker of Cornish (Polly Pentreath) would have spoken Cornish with the...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 12:28
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
I think that is very unlikely, though the BBC may...

I think that is very unlikely, though the BBC may help in the making of resources to help people learn it, should they wish.

A subsidised TV channel couldn't be justified for a language that is...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 12:25
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
It's a very tricky thing to navigate. On the one...

It's a very tricky thing to navigate.
On the one hand, emphasizing difference makes wider society less cohesive and makes individual groups more insular. On the other hand, disregarding difference...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:36
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
It was only a small clip, as the story itself was...

It was only a small clip, as the story itself was quite short.
Funny this has happened the day after St George's day!
Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:34
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
The Welsh do play-acting too e.g. at the National...

The Welsh do play-acting too e.g. at the National Eisteddfod, in ceremonies dreamt up by Edward Williams during the 19th century romantic revival in all things Celtic.

It's all a bit of exaggerated...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:15
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
She was such an engaging person when I met her...

She was such an engaging person when I met her and an excellent public speaker :)
Small world!
Her daughter (Loveday Jenkin) was speaking on Radio 4 this morning about this NM Status. She is the...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 10:04
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
I've met Ann Trevenen Jenkin! She was the Cornish...

I've met Ann Trevenen Jenkin! She was the Cornish representative at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in Llandeilo in 1996 :)
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:52
Replies: 69
Views: 1,008
Posted By Welsh-lad
:D:D It all stemmed from there!

:D:D It all stemmed from there!
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:50
Replies: 69
Views: 1,008
Posted By Welsh-lad
Well this is a seasonal thread! I played Caspar,...

Well this is a seasonal thread!

I played Caspar, the second of the three kings, every year except for once when I was the narrator.
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:39
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
Yes there are many many parallels. Both languages...

Yes there are many many parallels. Both languages stem from Ancient British, and nearly all important words are cognate.

Ty / Chy = house
Llan / Lan = enclosure
Eglwys / Eglos = church
Tre / Tre =...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:34
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
I agree with you, and in any case it's a...

I agree with you, and in any case it's a reconstituted language, and quite a niche interest.
I think as long as it can have a presence and be acknowledged, most people will be content
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:08
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
That's quite whimsical - I think you win that...

That's quite whimsical - I think you win that one, unless there's a bus station name in Pictish in Inverness or somewhere :D
Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:04
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
Yes I've seen those...

Yes I've seen those...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:43
Replies: 1,441
Views: 28,578
Posted By Welsh-lad
I feel it's good that there is a day (not fussed...

I feel it's good that there is a day (not fussed about it being a sunday) when things slow down, and the pace of life isn't as frantic.

If you can't live without a 24-hour shopping culture, and...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:31
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
Oh yeah I hadn't thought of that! Should have...

Oh yeah I hadn't thought of that!
Should have done what with Danny Alexander's chinless mug plastered all over the story
Forum: General Discussion Today, 08:20
Replies: 97
Views: 1,504
Posted By Welsh-lad
Cornwall gets National Minority Status :)

Cornwall has long fought for the European NMS, and it has finally been granted:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-27132035

Congratulations to Cornish folk - it is a very special place...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 21:22
Replies: 26
Views: 496
Posted By Welsh-lad
I think when we come from a certain area we can...

I think when we come from a certain area we can discern the smallest nuance between our own accent and the accent of someone from the next town.

People have told me before that they can't tell the...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 21:08
Replies: 26
Views: 496
Posted By Welsh-lad
To the OP: you can't tell the difference between...

To the OP: you can't tell the difference between someone like Rob Weber:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3AO4s0EzPA who's from York

and Noel Gallagher?
Forum: Food and Drink Yesterday, 20:52
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Welsh-lad
What about a nice green salad with a zingy...

What about a nice green salad with a zingy dressing?

Minted peas or mushy peas might be nice too.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:43
Replies: 84
Views: 2,858
Posted By Welsh-lad
I don't know one single teacher who thinks people...

I don't know one single teacher who thinks people in other professions don't work hard.
I think there is a strong element of pressure and workload in many jobs, and I admire people who work hard....
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 07:45
Replies: 382
Views: 51,679
Posted By Welsh-lad
Yes especially as Adam had just been singing...

Yes especially as Adam had just been singing lyrics from 'Lord of the Dance', which is sung in the persona of Jesus. The bit he sang was:

#I danced for the scribe and the Pharisee,
But they would...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 00:50
Replies: 84
Views: 2,858
Posted By Welsh-lad
+ of course the utterly sprawling expanse of it...

+ of course the utterly sprawling expanse of it at primary level.
The Curriculum is so enormous that teachers find it impossible to cover, a problem exacerbated by endless government tweaks,...
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