[LMB] 12 days of Winterfair, and Seasons Greetings

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 01:43:06 GMT 2017


Works for me.  And would Gregor or the Imperial government care if counts
were plotting _against each other?_

Or would they pop some popcorn and sit back to watch the fun?

On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 5:35 PM, Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 8:27 PM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Nobody is doing any plotting!
> >
> > On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 1:56 PM, Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 4:34 PM, Fred Smith <
> > fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
> > > >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 02:06:59PM -0500, Katherine Collett wrote:
> > > > > 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?
> > > >
> > > > and since I'm the one who suggested "arming", here's another thought:
> > > > Eleven armsmen guarding
> > > >
> >
>
>
> I have failed. I hang my head in shame so you can't see the tears rolling
> down...
>
> Indeed plotting needs to come in somewhere.
>
> 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   ** here, maybe? Nine counts a-plotting?
> Ten lords a leaping
> Eleven Armsmen a-guarding
> Twelve troikas trotting
>
> Karen Hunt
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