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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 09:30 PM
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Jeebus Rice, I just had to school my dad in ancient Greek and Latin nouns.
He's writing some book about ancient mathematicians and needed to know a whole assload about the roots of math terms. As the house language nerd, I was tapped to find out the requisite info. Did you know that "ellipse" comes from a verb meaning "to fall short?" Because I didn't care. But I learned something. :shrug:

I researched more about Ancient Greek in an hour than gets covered in a semester of classes. My head hurts. :crazy:
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 09:34 PM
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1. Mmmmmm....Jeebus Rice......auuggggghhhhh,....
:P That's pretty cool! So if we have a language need, we should get you to do all the dirtywork, right?
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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 09:35 PM
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2. Yeah, sure.
:eyes:

No, really, go ahead, I'd probably be happy to do it. :)
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