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  1. Glen Cook

    Fellow TX Lawyer Masons

    You may have just win the Necro-posting award.
  2. Glen Cook

    AFRICAN FREEMASONRY (FROM FACEBOOK - VERSION 16 LAST UPDATED ON 14-DEC-19)

    “Thank you for your inquiry and your interest in Freemasonry. The United Grand Lodge of England is not aware of any regular Freemasonry in Ethiopia.”
  3. Glen Cook

    Just submitted Petition

    That had to be disappointing. Best wishes.
  4. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    There is a difference between how one describes himself, particularly when they are a showman, and the labels others use. To the best of my knowledge, Fury has never qualified as a solicitor. It would not be the same standard. Given his incredible record, I don’t think I will challenge him as...
  5. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    First, note that traveller was a joint designation with Gypsy, rather than Gypsy alone, and second, it was 11 years ago. My experience as a legal professional is that I could be subject to discipline for use of the term Gypsy. See also https://www.grammarphobia.com/blog/2019/03/gypsy.html...
  6. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    Or, more appropriately, Romani.
  7. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    We are all still gaining knowledge. Some of us have had opportunities to broaden our knowledge base, but we are or should still be learning.
  8. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    Well, we had wondered. :). I love ya brother!
  9. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    I happily respond to “Hey, brother, where you hail from?” with either “Salt Lake 17” or “Lodge of Concord, Cheshire.” depending on where I am and the role I’m filling. I’ll then likely ask, “What’s your grand lodge? You tell me. I shake your hand, and introduce my wife if she’s with me. As...
  10. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    Right. And how do you determine that? Not all of us have dues cards. Clandestine masons have dues cards. You didn't address what "deeper" information you would discuss in public.
  11. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    hmm. I don think you addressed any of the points: how do you determine they are on the square, “legally.” And what “deeper” information would you discuss on the street?
  12. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    Aye, those sly cunning Scots with their tricky questions.
  13. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    Thanks. That leaves three problems: Not all GLs have dues cards. Clandestine masons have dues cards. One shouldn’t be surprised if they get a laugh unless requesting to see a dues card when being examined to sit in lodge, particularly if asking a senior mason to prove his status outside of lodge.
  14. Glen Cook

    questions brothers ask and answer in public?

    Do you mean my dues card for your dues card?
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