Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Apr 24 23:58:20 UTC 2013

On Apr 24, 2013, at 7:22 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:

> Used to be, the Huns were universally thought to have originated in
> Mongolia or even Korea. Last I heard, though, they seemed to be an
> accretion of Turkic and Mongol ethnicities.
> Either way, you don't mess with them.
> They mess with you.
> JL

In other words, Attila was more Alexander the Great than Winnie the Pooh, to riff off the old joke.


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