From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Thu Aug 27 1998 - 14:32:23 EDT

<x-rich>At 5:58 AM -0500 8/27/98, Steve Long wrote:

<excerpt>Speaking of hurricanes, the storm in Acts 27:14 h<bigger>O
KALOUMENOS EUROKLUDWN, where did it get its name? Sounds like a monster
"Godzilla versus Eurokladon", or a heavy metal band.


A combination, it would appear, of EURUS/EIA/U "broad" and KLUDWN
"wave": a tidal wave, a whopper of a wave.

KLUDWN,-WNOS <<-- KLUZW: "wash," "surge about" </bigger>

Carl W. Conrad

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