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Re: it's 1918 in bologna
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. Daniel >From http://www.quinion.com/words/weirdwords/ww-omp1.htm : OMPHALOSKEPSISI pronunciation 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. ....