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Re: The Village of Parnassos #113596
10/14/03 08:27 PM
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Eptastomos (bottomless cesspool) and, finally, the Parnassos Ski Centre."

Water skiing, then.


Re: The Village of Parnassos #113597
10/14/03 09:26 PM
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> The bottomless cesspool? A tourist attraction!?

Would you find it more attractive with a bottom attached? ;)


Re: Parnassus #113598
10/18/03 05:34 PM
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What is the name for the process by which a placename loses its place to another?

Derecognized?


Re: Parnassus #113599
10/18/03 05:43 PM
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Here we have an example of why "cross-threading" can sometimes be a useful and appropriate thing.



Re: Parnassus #113600
10/18/03 06:06 PM
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cross-threading

Actually, I think the word you are looking for is "reappellation".


Reapplellation #113601
10/18/03 07:44 PM
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Reappellation is the process whereby, if the apples fall prematurely off the tree, new apples grow in their place.


Re: Reapplellation #113602
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new apples grow in their place

Good one.

And the word describing the same process with pear trees?

"Reappearance" ... of course.



Re: Reapplellation #113603
10/18/03 09:39 PM
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Isn't the Appelations where they danged hillbillies come from?


Re: appelation #113604
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no, Appelation is what new mac owners feel...



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