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Re: genuine #123930
02/26/04 08:48 PM
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Athena, Aphrodite, iceberg.


Re: genuine #123931
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Aphrodite, OTOH, sprang from the foam on the ocean that billowed up after Ouranos' genitalia were lopped off by Kronos and thrown in. I never did understand Botticelli putting her on the halfshell. Something to do with Santiago as a slogan and les coquilles Saint Jacques no doubt.


Re: genuine #123932
02/26/04 09:26 PM
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As did the iceberg, IIRC.


Re: genuine #123933
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The lechuga or the the tip off the glacier?


Re: genuine #123934
02/27/04 05:21 AM
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Athene's mother was Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory. Zeus was told that if Mnemosyne had a son, he would dethrone Zeus as Zeus had his father, the aforesaid Chronos. So when Mnemosyne became pregnant, Zeus turned her into a fly and swallowed her.

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Re: genuine #123935
02/27/04 11:00 AM
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I don't know why he swallowed that fly.
Perhaps he'll die.


Re: genuine tongues #123936
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I would use glossalgia for pain in the tongue without stimulus, and glossodynia for pain caused by some form of stimulation which would not usually cause pain. But that's just me.

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