[LMB] 12 days of Winterfair, and Seasons Greetings

Katherine Collett kcollett at hamilton.edu
Fri Dec 29 19:06:59 GMT 2017

On Dec 27, 2017, at 8:50 PM, Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com> wrote:
> A raven in a maple tree
>> Two brillberry breads
>> Three French plebes
>> Four district fairs
>> Five golden coins
>> Six skellyta waving
> Seven fireworks flashing
> Eight Vor a-fighting
>> Nine Counts accounting
>> Ten lords a leaping
>> Eleven Armsmen arming
>> Twelve troikas trotting
> So that's what we've put together so far!

I would like to suggest that, while we've never (seldom?) seen an Armsman arming, either himself or his lord, we have very often seen armsmen coping, usually brilliantly (these are almost always Vorkosigan armsmen, after all), with whatever situation is at hand.  So, Eleven Armsmen coping?


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