[DWJ] "Orthogonal" (orthogonally to T-shirt slogans)
Roger Burton West
roger at firedrake.org
Tue Jun 8 19:00:05 EDT 2010
On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 06:17:11PM -0400, devra at aol.com wrote:
>What about the wine-dark sea, which somewhere I read should be more properly translated as 'the fish-filled sea'?
No, it is "oinomelaina thalassa", and that's a literal translation.
(Bearing in mind this is your thick Greek-type wine, and it's the
darkness rather than the colour that's being talked about.)
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