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Re: Loopers-Delight-d Digest V01 #437

  Rick, I was just thinking the same damn thing!  lol!  Richard, this
simple post was one that I really enjoyed reading!  Thank you.  I find
linguistics   and it's relationship to historical figures and myth to be



  At 08:57 PM 8/13/01 -0700, you wrote:
>Richard Zvonar wrote:
>"Divining omens from the flight of birds wasn't specific to Tiresias,
>though he probably served as a model for those who came later
>(according to some, Tiresias was a contemporary of Cadmus and
>therefore was late Bronze Age). Our own word "auspices" comes from
>the Latin "avem specere" = "to see the bird."
>Is there anything that you don't know, Richard?
>  You blow me away and I say that without a trace of post modern irony and
>with a ton of respect............  Loop.pooL Rick


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