[DWJ] "Orthogonal" (orthogonally to T-shirt slogans)
hschinske at aol.com
Tue Jun 8 13:32:08 EDT 2010
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charlie Butler" <charles.hannibal at gmail.com>
>I used to tell my students that it was Greek for "stupid cow." No one
> laughed, though.
I remember telling one of my college professors that the translation
"ox-eyed Hera" bothered me, because I kept hearing it as "oxide Hera." Of
course "cow-eyed" would be even worse, though cows and oxen do have pretty
eyes if you look at them the right way.
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