[LMB] Levels of Bafflement

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Thu Jan 18 17:24:45 GMT 2018

On Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:16:02 +0000, John Lennard
<john.c.lennard at gmail.com> wrote:

>The etymologies of the various words in Greek are entertaining. Two involve
>actual anatomical feet -- trochee is from a word meaning 'running', and
>pyrrhic from an armoured dance that one imagines involved two short steps.

No connection to "Pyrrhic victory", then?

"The Lord is my shepherd" kind of implies someone is going to get
 fleeced, milked or even eaten at some point.  - M. Haller Yamada

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