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Thread #39250   Message #3945098
Posted By: Jim McLean
20-Aug-18 - 04:50 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The glesga eskimos
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The glesga eskimos
I'm still looking for the official, newspaper article, on when Captain Richard B Laning (correct spelling) referred to the canoeists as Eskimos. The article mentioned by Susan, Glasgow Herald 25 March, 1961, does not appear in that paper and all mentions of Laning's comment appear only to be apocryphal and repeated. I would like hard evidence so if anyone can help .....