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From: "LarryDoherty" <>
Subject: Re: Surname: Fallon/" Is Mise"
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 09:18:14 -0000
References: <Ams8a.113$wQ.email@example.com> <jQu8a.138$wQ.firstname.lastname@example.org> <slc9a.407$pK2.email@example.com> <OXv9a.firstname.lastname@example.org>
"Is Mise Gan Ainm" <> wrote in message
> In news:slc9a.407$,
> LarryDoherty <> typed:
> || Snip
> || 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?
Merely that I am not the poster 'Is Mise Gan Ainm'.