[LMB] Inigo Montoya [OT:]

Mark A Mandel mam at theworld.com
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 17:06:03 -0500


On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Marna Nightingale wrote:

#Laura Gallagher wrote:
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#> Ok, lemme expose my ignorance - Marna, what does Xiffy mean?  I have
#> this lurking feeling that I oughta know...
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#Xiffy:
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#http://skraeling.sca.org/xiphias/index.html

Haven't gone there, but "xiphias" = swordfish (< Gk xiphos 'sword').

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