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blt HOGMANAY (22) RE: HOGMANAY 02 Jan 01


I've been reading a book by one Ivan Hoig called "Dancing at the Rascal Fair" which is about Scottish immigrants coming to Gros Ventre, Montana in about 1890. Hogmanay is mentioned in connection with the end of the year--the two main characters have their "Hogmanay pictures" taken to send back to family in Scotland: "...(Rob was)the one who hatched the fortunate notion of commemorating ourselves by having our likenesses taken on that Hogmanay, New Year's Eve, as they tamely say it here in America..."


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