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Travel in the UK must be horrible. Any word from our friends who might still be at are planning on travelling to, or might have left early for, Worldcon?

Edited to add: Heh. Worldcon is still a few weeks away. I was confusing "travelling to another country for a big con" with Westercon in Calgary last weekend. Dur. :)

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esprix
Jul. 7th, 2005 10:32 pm (UTC)
Yeah, that BRITISH place.
bescincimevsim
Jul. 7th, 2005 10:33 pm (UTC)
Yes, the capital city of Scotland... ;)
esprix
Jul. 7th, 2005 10:52 pm (UTC)
Oh, then that ENGLISH place then.
bescincimevsim
Jul. 7th, 2005 11:06 pm (UTC)
Well, given that the majority of Edinburgh's population is English - yes, I suppose you're right. Funny story - the various US editions of the Lonely Planet Guide throughout the 90s used to list Edinburgh in the section for England in their guides to the UK :D
esprix
Jul. 7th, 2005 11:08 pm (UTC)
Well I mean it's all the same thing, so...
bescincimevsim
Jul. 7th, 2005 11:15 pm (UTC)
Well to you dear, yes... there, there, don't try to think about UK constitutional arrangements too hard... it's awfully complex (not unlike the spelling of Edinburgh)...
esprix
Jul. 7th, 2005 11:31 pm (UTC)
Gads you're easy to get. :P
bescincimevsim
Jul. 8th, 2005 12:25 am (UTC)
Says the man who spelled Edinburgh in line with the common American mispronunciation... so pretty... (just for the record, you should be pronouncing it 'Edin-brah')
esprix
Jul. 8th, 2005 03:07 am (UTC)
Like I said, you're so easy to get! :P
bescincimevsim
Jul. 8th, 2005 06:55 am (UTC)
Meh - you didn't know how to spell or say it... and you call yourself a Scot...
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bovil
Jul. 8th, 2005 06:11 am (UTC)
Personally, I prefer the archaic version, Dunedin...
bescincimevsim
Jul. 8th, 2005 06:54 am (UTC)
Yes, I like that too - of course, they have one of those in New Zealand...
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bovil
Jul. 8th, 2005 06:17 am (UTC)
Oh, come on, UK constitutional arrangements are simple. There isn't one.
bescincimevsim
Jul. 8th, 2005 06:54 am (UTC)
Erm, yes actually, there is...
http://www.dca.gov.uk/constitution.htm
bovil
Jul. 9th, 2005 12:06 am (UTC)
Naah, that's just a bunch of bureaucrats trying to make a hodge-podge of age-old traditions and documents look like a coherent whole. A constitution already is a self-contained and (ideally) coherent whole.
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