Re: RARA-AVIS: Jan 6: Rara-Avis 12th anniversary

From: Karin Montin (
Date: 18 Dec 2008

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    Um, on the Web site, it says Jan 5. So we can have that drink a day earlier. And a couple of toasts to Bill Denton.


    At 06:37 PM 18/12/2008, you wrote:
    >On January 6, 1997, Bill Denton announced the creation of a new list,
    >this list. So we will soon turn 12, the de facto age of adulthood in
    >premodern times.
    >So, on January 6, 2009, the bottles that are kept in the lower
    >left-hand drawer of desks in many parts of the world will be taken out
    >and a swig or two taken. And if you don't have a drawer or a bottle,
    >or life has dissuaded you from imbibing, make up your own celebration...
    >And, as well, take a moment to remember Raravians who are no longer
    >with us.

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