[LMB] Religion and one-up-manship
lmb at matija.com
Sun Jul 18 06:38:40 BST 2021
On 18/07/2021 03:16, Eric Oppen wrote:
> Kind of like how our word "bear" is not the original Indo-European word for
> this animal. It derives from "brown one," AIUI, and was used as a
> substitute for the real word because saying the real word might attract the
> creature's hungry attention.
https://xkcd.com/2381/ - and don't forget to hover over the comic to
get the second punchline.
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