[Beowulf] Pah!

Jim Lux James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Thu Mar 23 07:27:56 PST 2006

At 06:30 AM 3/23/2006, Douglas Eadline wrote:
> > On Thu, 23 Mar 2006, Joe Landman wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> Robert G. Brown wrote:
> >>> On Thu, 23 Mar 2006, steve_heaton at iinet.net.au wrote:
> >
> > (Who simply LOVES G\"odel's theorem and the various Russel paradoxes and
> > cannot resist the joke...:-)
>  "Robert Brown said everything he says is False"
>Nothing like the hint of paradox in morning.

I prefer the catalog of catalogs that don't include themselves.

But seriously, in response to an earlier query...

All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, 
public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health, 
what have the Romans ever done for us?

But of all things, remember that it's not meant to be taken literally, it's 
a general endorsement of all manufacturers of dairy products.

And, that the verb takes the imperative, and it's "motion towards" so the 
noun takes the locative, so it's Romani ite domum.

Or (my new favorite quote, which I hope to learn in the original language), 
as the namesake of this list said, upon discovering that some fool had 
stolen a piece of treasure from a dragon's horde, thereby annoying the 
dragon and disrupting 50 years of peace, "There's only one thing to do, 
bring me my sword"  {sorry, my paraphrase isn't as good as Seamus Heaney's 
translation, but you get the idea}

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