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COLOSSEUM


Colosseum / Rome / July 2005

Rome

lobster – locust

 

 

 

The English nouns lobster and locust are doublets (as are turban and tulip). Doublets (or etymological twins) are words in one given language that go back to the same etymological source but differ in form and meaning. 446 kata lagi

Etymology

griph

A puzzling question; a riddle. Latin “griphus” < Greek “grifos”=a fishing basket, dark saying, or riddle.

Etymology

Martial on the Brevity of Life - "Live Yesterday!"

“Postumus, you always say that you will live tomorrow, tomorrow! But that ‘tomorrow’ of yours – when does it ever come? How far off is that ‘tomorrow’! 114 kata lagi

Latin

Lorem

Lorem ipsum is a catchphrase. Hopefully won’t catch fire.

Latin

Russ Hewitt

Listen to rumba flamenco guitar music by Russ Hewitt on his new album Cielo Nocturno. There’s a good review by Michael Debbage at MainlyPiano.com… 170 kata lagi

Music