[Dixielandjazz] A little diplomacy please - whisky

Don Ingle dingle at baldwin-net.com
Wed Sep 10 22:26:54 PDT 2003

Did Catch it -- but others responded first. No sense in beating the dog
after it barked.
As one of my ancestors would have noted..."I'm a Scotsman -- Only Whisky and
Dogs are Scottish!"
Add most things of commercial making.
Don Ingle

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nancy Giffin" <nancyink at ulink.net>
To: "John Farrell" <stridepiano at tesco.net>; "DJML"
<dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 4:38 PM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] A little diplomacy please - whisky

> >    "John Farrell" <stridepiano at tesco.net> wrote:
> >    a) It is not Scottish Whiskey, Scotch is the correct word.
> Yes, and to a Scotsman, it's just plain "whisky."
> >    b) There is no letter "e" in Scotch whisky; it appears only in
> >    American and Irish whiskey.
> And I thought Don Ingle would be the first to catch this!
> Please note that Tom spelled it "correctly" in a post he sent later.
> >    c) I would be extremely grateful if Tom could tell me where in
> >    America I can buy a bottle of decent single malt for $10...
> Recently, I spent $10 for a single serving of Lagavulin at a local club.
> It was worth it to hear a fellow list mate playing OKOM there that night.
> Love and hugs,
> Nancy
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