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

From: Stewart Wilson (
Date: 22 Dec 2008

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    I did confirm with Bill Denton that it was the 5th. So all official drinking should start on the 5th. If it carries over to the 6th, well, that's ok.


    On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 4:33 PM, Karin Montin <> wrote:
    > 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.
    > Karin
    > 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.

    Stewart Wilson
    Toronto, ON

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