The Usenet Troll

The Usenet Troll Image by rachelandrew I’ve had this little guy on my desk for years. I don’t think he was originally a usenet troll, but rather a ‘lucky charm’ with the task of warding off various computer related ills. Given that I’m generally surrounded by a pile of broken hardware, he wasn’t much good […]

RawVeteranNews asks Fergus Fairfax if “Sassenach” is a type of Scottish Internet troll?

“Sassenach” (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Sassenach is a word used chiefly by the Scots to designate an Englishman. It derives from the Scottish Gaelic Sasunnach meaning, originally, “Saxon”, from the Latin “Saxones”; it was also formerly applied by Highlanders to (non-Gaelic-speaking) Lowlanders[1]. As employed by Scots or Scottish English-speakers today it is usually used […]

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