[Ads-l] G. MacKay and Co.

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jun 4 21:01:01 UTC 2016

On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 11:49 AM, Paul A Johnston, Jr <
paul.johnston at wmich.edu> wrote:

> McKees are MacKays too

_mac Aoidh_ vs. _mac Aodh_, in Irish Gaelic, wherein _aoi_ = [i] and _ao_ =

As far as I know - which is not very, admittedly - Paul's statement is
entirely correct. Some include "McGee" as a member of the set.
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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