[Ads-l] words connected to a single provenance

Mark Mandel mark.a.mandel at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 27 13:49:53 EDT 2018


(The original) Homer's "wine-dark sea" was also the "testicle-shrinking
sea": a fact that students are unlikely to encounter unless they are
reading him in Greek, or at least studying the language.

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On Mon, Aug 27, 2018, 1:30 PM Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:

> > On Aug 27, 2018, at 1:07 PM, MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) ...<
> william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL> wrote:
> >
> >>> On Aug 27, 2018, at 11:49 AM, Galen Buttitta <
> satorarepotenetoperarotas3 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Point of order: “Cowabunga” was popularized by Michelangelo of the
> Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. Bart Simpson said “¡Ay, caramba!”.
> >>
> >> You’re absolutely correct.  D’oh!
> >
> > Doesn't "D'oh!" fall into this category?
>
>
> *Which also gives Homer at least three epithets that are viable candidates
> for this derby:*
> “Rosy-fingered”
> “*Wine-dark*”
> “D’oh"
>
>

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