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Old 01-06-2016, 02:09 PM   #21
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I see (or hear, in this case) squealing drones and double toning drones as two different things.
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Old 01-06-2016, 02:12 PM   #22
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Well, one of the "pipresses" (new word for ya) uses "double-toning" to denote actual squealing what I call screaming, where the drone sounds an octave too high. I'd rather not disclose who this one is for offensiveness sake.
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Well, one of the "pipresses" (new word for ya) uses "double-toning" to denote actual squealing what I call screaming, where the drone sounds an octave too high. I'd rather not disclose who this one is for offensiveness sake.
As a piper of the female persuasion, I would be very angry if another piper ever referred to me as a "pipress." I am a piper, full stop. The term "piper" is not reserved for men, and I don't need a cutesy ending to the word.
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Yea, I don't like 'pipress'...doesn't flow well. I do, however, like the term for a wanna be piper...

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Old 01-06-2016, 07:17 PM   #25
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I'm very sorry about that. I just wasn't aware of how horrible that would feel to you pipers, especially female pipers. Maybe because I don't get enough of the GREATER piping community. I sortof feel like a slight criminal now.
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No hard feelings from me!
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I've never heard it before now, I don't call women pipers anything except "pipers"
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Old 01-06-2016, 10:48 PM   #28
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Píobaire baineann is Gaelic for woman piper. I suggest piobain as a new word. A band with men and women pipers would thus have pipers and piobains.
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Yea, I don't like 'pipress'...doesn't flow well. I do, however, like the term for a wanna be piper...

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Many languages have grammatical gender. so if we adapted the English word piper we'd probably end up with peep-PEAR-ete (accent on the middle syllable). English used to make feminine forms more prevalently, like waitress/waiter. But not much anymore.
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Píobaire baineann is Gaelic for woman piper. I suggest piobain as a new word. A band with men and women pipers would thus have pipers and piobains.
I am not a piobain or a pipress or a piperette or a pipereeny. I am a piper. The word piper applies equally well to all of us. It does not mean "a male person who plays the bagpipes."
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