I was told thar doubled letters in gaelic signified consonant sounds. As in "dd" was pronounced as "th" and "cc" was pronounced as "ch". A) is this correct? B) if so, wouldn't "wiccan" be pronounced…Continue
"Legal in his state of residence. Aka, law not broken, no punishment. He's obviously a douche, but to punish by public acclamation when the law
Was not broken also is a bit unethical. Change the law if you want to prevent this.
The fact that…"
"I was actually referring to:
Ross helped create the Wheel of the Year along with Gardner and the Briketwood coven.Some of the Celtic influences of Ross' practice influenced Gardner no doubt.
I hadn't ever heard…"
"I'm referring specifically to the word Wicca as that is the topic of discussion here, i'm well aware of Ross Nichols and Gardners usage of Celtic and Gaulic culture, language, deities and myths, but it doesn't really explain why some…"
"For me, it was simple. I was taken to christian services as a child by an aunt. Our family was not churchgoers.
She asked me to go with her and I went. Even as an eight year old, I just couldn't swallow it.
I simply didn't believe the…"
"The origin of the word Wicca gets argued every time the religion gets brought up. It's probably one of the most heated arguments on this site, along with a few other topics.
I really can't link you to a relevant thread, there…"
"so, I was close. For what is "old english" if not a mix of latin/germanic/briton/welsh. After all, english is a germanic language, to some people's surprise. I thought that the welsh
Might have had a bigger hand in pronunciation."
"In saxon/germanic the double cc is pronounced as a double cc. No problem.
I always thought wicca/n was a resurrected word used by modern practitioners to distance themselves from the term witch/craft an all its loaded imagery."