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Subject: Re: Celtic Snake
Author: Daividh   (guest, 209.209.170.206)
Date: October 29, 2001 at 6:40:06 PM
Reply to: Celtic Snake by Marlissa Leigh
No pythons native to the British Isles, but they do have adders (not abundant, but not to be messed with). Also trewser snakes, but that's a different story...

The Irish for the adder type of snake is "nathair", from the Old Irish "nathir". Don't know if it's ever been used as a personal name, but if you insist, I'd opt for the older version (less likely to be pronounced "gnat-hair").

As to pronunciation, ask Phyllis on this board.

- Da.

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