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#148987 - 10/17/05 08:08 AM Lipo versus Lipos - from Lipogram October 17, 2005
Does anyone know the relationship between "lipo" (from lipogram) meaning without and "lipos" for fat? Both are apparently Greek.
#148988 - 10/17/05 08:33 AM Re: Lipo versus Lipos - from Lipogram October 17,
Two different words: to lipos 'animal fat' and lipogrammatos 'lacking a letter' from leipo 'to leave, quit; drop something'._________________________
Ceci n'est pas un seing.
#148989 - 10/17/05 08:46 PM Re: Lipo versus Lipos - from Lipogram October 17,
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