From: Carl W. Conrad (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Apr 14 1997 - 08:45:32 EDT
At 5:19 AM -0500 4/14/97, Jonathan Robie wrote:
>I don't want to reinvent the wheel. Somebody out there *has* to know a good
>mnemonic for remembering the order of the Greek alphabet. Would you like to
>share it with me?
This may be an instance of items requiring as an answer Euclid's "There is
no royal road to learning."
The mnemonic I use is:
If you discover a better one, I'm all for it, but I do this sing-song
whenever I'm thumbing through a lexicon. And if you discover a good one,
you might have figured out how to memorize the telephone directory!
Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO, USA 63130
firstname.lastname@example.org OR email@example.com
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