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From: "Is Mise Gan Ainm" <>
Subject: Re: Surname: Fallon/" Is Mise"
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2003 23:42:38 GMT
References: <Ams8a.113$wQ.firstname.lastname@example.org> <jQu8a.138$wQ.email@example.com> <slc9a.407$pK2.firstname.lastname@example.org>
LarryDoherty <> typed:
|| For those without Irish/Gaelic, ? = 'Is Mise Gan Ainm',
|| and it means 'I, the Nameless One' or 'I am Nameless',
|| and the 'Is Mise' bit is usually used signing off a
|| letter eg. 'Is Mise le Meas' meaning 'I, with Respect'
|| or 'Respectfully Yours'.
So, you got that right! Is Mise means " It is I" or 'I am"
; so what's your point?
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