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#148987 - 10/17/05 12:08 PM Lipo versus Lipos - from Lipogram October 17, 2005  
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Does anyone know the relationship between "lipo" (from lipogram) meaning without and "lipos" for fat? Both are apparently Greek.

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#148988 - 10/17/05 12:33 PM Re: Lipo versus Lipos - from Lipogram October 17,  
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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 - 10/18/05 12:46 AM Re: Lipo versus Lipos - from Lipogram October 17,  
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Thanks, z-man and welcome aBoard, MexPo! Pull up a chair and enjoy!


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