[DWJ] "Orthogonal" (orthogonally to T-shirt slogans)
ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Wed Jun 9 00:42:58 EDT 2010
On Jun 8, 2010, at 6:04 PM, Elizabeth Parks wrote:
> I don't speak Greek of any age, at all, so I bow to Roger's superior
> un-translation (though I did, when looking into the origin of the
> "the sea, the sea!" come across some long thing about how it would
> been, in that time and in that type of Greek, "thalatta, thalatta!"
> of "thalassa, thalassa!")
Yup. Xenophon's Anabasis. The Greeks were pleased when they finally
back to the sea.
[The movie _The Warriors_ is based on the Anabasis, incidentally.]
The problem with real life is the lack of
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