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Melissa 03-18-2017 02:15 PM

Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
Just wondering if we've got some folks down there going to the FL shows. Those are always good shows - there are a lot of GL fans in FL. I usually try to go to those, but couldn't swing it this time, since we had the Texas shows last week. Hope to hear from someone in FL - Lori???????? I'm sure last night's show in Clearwater was great - the Ruth Eckerd Hall is a great venue.

Belated Happy St. Patrick's Day to all! Slainte!

Melissa

johnfowles 04-15-2017 07:40 PM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
Quote:

QUOTE=Melissa;190133]Just wondering if we've got some folks down there going to the FL shows.


Apparently NOT!!

Very odd there were 15 concerts in March mostly in those hotbeds of Lightfoot fans Florida and Texas of which the setlists of seven are now shown on
http://www.lighfoot.ca/2017.htm
plus one in April at the Casino Rama in Oriilia at which Gord thankfully resuscitated "Couchiching".yet the last concert that produced any reports here was for the Durham NC one on March 13th. has everybody given up posting aboot concerts??

Sydney Steve 04-19-2017 10:40 PM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
"just a humble Baronet "

Concise Oxford Dictionary :

humble :
1: Having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's own importance.
2: Of low social, administrative, or political rank.
3: of modest pretensions ...

Perhaps there is another more accurate adjective ?

johnfowles 04-20-2017 10:00 AM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by johnfowles (Post 190178)

"Sir" John Fowles Bt
just a humble Baronet)


I see that the Sydney Hooligan is back to being rude again!
I added my signature as quoted purely because I am frequently referred to as "Sir John" which to the uneducated amongst you probably means that you think that the Queen actually smote my shoulder with a sword in benighting me. For everybody's benefit I just wanted to clarify that "Sir" can also apply to the more humble and rare title of "Baronet"
So Syd just shut up, crawl back into your shell and read
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baronet
"Baronets are not deemed members of the nobility, but rather, titled gentry. Their social rank is roughly equivalent to the petty nobility in some countries of continental Europe."
so there you have it!!
 

Dan O'Malley 04-20-2017 01:21 PM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
John Fowles posts another rude reminder of my absence from this great site.

johnfowles 04-20-2017 06:03 PM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Dan O'Malley (Post 190181)
John Fowles posts another rude reminder of my absence from this great site.

Sorry Dan I have absolutely no idea what you are getting at I can see nothing in my posting that has any reference to you whatsoever (unless you are covetous of the Hooligan title)

Sydney Steve 04-21-2017 01:13 AM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
And it’s a pleasure indeed to have the essence of your message proven by the subject. To assume that someone does not know what a Baronet is? - certainly not humble. Nor to link to Wikipedia - something even a child could do for themselves to research a subject. It demonstrates a level of self-perceived superiority. But there is also an issue with comprehension and staying to topic here. The matter under question was the usage of the word humble. The issue of title was not mentioned. The matter of aristocratic lineage would seem to be a subject “Sir John” is keen on discussing – regardless of its relevance to topic.
Impressively “Sir John” apparently knows more about appropriate language usage than no lesser authority than the Oxford Dictionary !
This hooligan was long ago aware that a baronet is born to the title rather than having done anything significant to have earned it – ( like a Knight of the realm would have to so as to earn the title).
BTW and this like Sir John's response is not really to topic and is probably only significant to "Sir John". My dad is an AO (Order of Australia) - but everybody calls him Max just like when he was a kid. This was the equivalent of a Knighthood under the formerly used Queens Honours system but we don't normally mention or go on about it. Virtually none of my friends ,colleagues or acquaintances would know - and I don't think it is relevant as my worth is not linked to my Dad's achievements (sadly!) Pretentiousness is not seen as an attribute you want to display. Perhaps I should call him "Dad of Hooligan" hereafter.
We hold out hope that a peerage will be conveyed for consistent usage of oversized fonts. Then “Sir John” will be in the frame as a prime candidate. Sadly even then I doubt the word humble would be an appropriate descriptor.

Happy Queens Birthday ! ( here it is at time of posting anyway) - 90 today !

BILLW 04-21-2017 10:13 AM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
Well I see things are about the same here. It's probably time for another role call but that might set off another tiff. The last thing I ever wanted to do on corfid was to stir the pot.

Hope everyone is well,

Bill :)

Hmmm it seems I've dropped all the way to 7th place on the all-time posters list. I must get back up to speed.

Dan O'Malley 04-21-2017 01:57 PM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
Well put Sydney Steve, exactly what I was gonna say haha!

joveski 04-28-2017 09:33 AM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Sydney Steve (Post 190183)
And it’s a pleasure indeed to have the essence of your message proven by the subject. To assume that someone does not know what a Baronet is? - certainly not humble. Nor to link to Wikipedia - something even a child could do for themselves to research a subject. It demonstrates a level of self-perceived superiority. But there is also an issue with comprehension and staying to topic here. The matter under question was the usage of the word humble. The issue of title was not mentioned. The matter of aristocratic lineage would seem to be a subject “Sir John” is keen on discussing – regardless of its relevance to topic.
Impressively “Sir John” apparently knows more about appropriate language usage than no lesser authority than the Oxford Dictionary !
This hooligan was long ago aware that a baronet is born to the title rather than having done anything significant to have earned it – ( like a Knight of the realm would have to so as to earn the title).
BTW and this like Sir John's response is not really to topic and is probably only significant to "Sir John". My dad is an AO (Order of Australia) - but everybody calls him Max just like when he was a kid. This was the equivalent of a Knighthood under the formerly used Queens Honours system but we don't normally mention or go on about it. Virtually none of my friends ,colleagues or acquaintances would know - and I don't think it is relevant as my worth is not linked to my Dad's achievements (sadly!) Pretentiousness is not seen as an attribute you want to display. Perhaps I should call him "Dad of Hooligan" hereafter.
We hold out hope that a peerage will be conveyed for consistent usage of oversized fonts. Then “Sir John” will be in the frame as a prime candidate. Sadly even then I doubt the word humble would be an appropriate descriptor.

Happy Queens Birthday ! ( here it is at time of posting anyway) - 90 today !

correction sydney hooligan - our Lizzy's is 91. it was also my dad's 67th bday. us melbourians are smarter - that's why we dont drink thet Resches beer :)

Melissa 05-25-2017 05:36 PM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
Goodness.
All I wanted to know was if anyone was at the Florida shows!!!!!!!!

Oh, well.....

Melissa :)

charlene 05-26-2017 04:43 PM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
Lori, Gwen, Diane L. were at some..

Jim Nasium 05-27-2017 05:42 AM

Re: Anyone at the Florida shows?
 
I thought we left some of the above for Facebook.


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