Comments on: May Day Greetings (to the Workers of the World) http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/ Chris Brooke's Weblog Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:48:52 +0000 hourly 1 By: Chris Brooke http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/comment-page-1/#comment-75591 Wed, 09 May 2007 09:31:58 +0000 http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/#comment-75591 There were a few carnations around when I was taking exams in the first half of the 1990s, though not nearly as many as there are nowadays, if memory serves.

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By: Ben http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/comment-page-1/#comment-74670 Sun, 06 May 2007 08:18:19 +0000 http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/#comment-74670 1960s or 70s sounds older than most Oxford ‘traditions’ to me. I heard carnations for exams was only 1990s, though I don’t know if that’s true.

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By: Patchen http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/comment-page-1/#comment-73836 Wed, 02 May 2007 14:09:56 +0000 http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/#comment-73836 Rather tremendous balls he has, asking us to observe “Law Day” (excuse me, “Law Day, USA”) with “appropriate ceremonies and activities.” If I’d’ve known, I might’ve put on my best shirt and performed a public reading of the last few sections of the Second Treatise.

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By: Chris Bertram http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/comment-page-1/#comment-73810 Wed, 02 May 2007 10:48:10 +0000 http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/#comment-73810 Sadly, Pierre B̩r̩govoy committed suicide on May 1, 1993 Рso you can add him to the database.

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By: Mr. X http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/comment-page-1/#comment-73703 Tue, 01 May 2007 15:11:26 +0000 http://virtualstoa.net/2007/05/01/may-day-greetings-to-the-workers-of-the-world/#comment-73703 I’ve no love for the communists, but it seems like Loyalty Day is a cure more harmful than the disease.

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