Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
CRANKY YANKEE Icelandic Vikings In Mall of America.... (28) RE: Icelandic Vikings In Mall of America.... 20 Aug 03


Referring to all the Norse People as, "Vikings" is like referring to all Sailors as "Pirates".

There is nothing romantic or colorful or sweet about Vikings and/or Pirates. I'm a sailor and I'm quite put out when people call me a pirate. Pirates and vikings were (and are) ruthless, sadistic, killers and rapists (both sexes)

The woreds Viking and Pirate are both participles. That is they can be used as either a verb or a noun.

You catch one, and give them the ultimate sentence, This is called a "Dangling Participle"

P.Eye


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.