Archive for June 30, 1997

z: Time and the Mailman (Reader Comments)

Jim Moskowitz suggests "He missed his wife and the train." Pierre Abbat contributes a Biblical quotation: "Eutychus fell asleep from a third story window." (Acts 20:9) He adds: "By the way, the plural of zeugma is zeugmata, not zeugmae. Nouns ending in -ma in Greek, -men in Latin, -mya in Russian, and -man in Sanskrit […]