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Re: it's 1918 in bologna

  • From: Daniel Karrenberg
  • Date: Thu Jul 10 06:34:32 2003

On 10.07 12:19, Randy Bush wrote:
> ...
> note the 37.xxxx address.  cute, eh?  and i thought omphaloskepsis
> was greek!

Someone is going to have fun when tat part of 37/8 gets assigned and used.


>From :


Contemplating one's navel as an aid to meditation.

This word seems to be relatively new, at least the Merriam-Webster
Word of the Day column claims it to have been invented only in the
1920s.  It turns up in only a few dictionaries and seems to be a word
that survives more for the chance to show off one's erudition than as
a real aid to communication.  ....