My father'sfamily came to America from County Meath just before The Famine, Oldcastle actually. I have been told that the family persists in that part of the country. In looking in the on-line Irish telecom phone book, I notice that there are a few Langs listed thereabout. In particular I see that there is a Frederick Lang living in a village outside of Kells. That was my grandfather's name. Would anyone care to suggest a method for gtting e-mail addresses for any of these people?
I realize that I am opening the door to mischief in the form of twelve year old boys with a developed sense of gamesmanship. Conmen and scamsters are everywhere. I am not easily deceived. pl
My wife and I have been using this chart to teach Arabic Grammar ever since we were given it by a great teacher, a Tunisian gentlemen at our graduate school. The chart reflects the codification of Arabic grammar by Persian scholars in the first couple of centuries of Islam. Enjoy. pl
I am going to give a talk at VMI on the value of foreign langiage study. This is a picture of Raleigh Colston who was variously a professor of French at VMI a brigadier general in the Confederate Army and a colonel of topographical enngineers in the Egyptian Army of the Khedive Ismail. pl