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last posted Aug. 16, 2016, 10:09 a.m.

3 earlier thoughts


Today anglophones will say "it's greek to me" to indicate something is incomprehensible.

Back in the days when people studied greek, they might have been able to make the same statement, but indicate "this might appear incomprehensible at first glance, but if we concentrate a bit, we can likely puzzle it out..."

3 later thoughts