From: Ben Crick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Sep 15 1998 - 00:50:18 EDT
On Mon 14 Sep 98 (14:28:53), email@example.com wrote:
> Some knowledge of the Andrews Sisters may be necessary for an adequate
> understanding of the Bible, e.g. when discussing the Seven Bugle Boys
> in the Revelation.
The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy? "Beat me daddy, eight to the bar!".
All my available English versions have "woe" for OUAI in Rev 8:13 and 9:12,
except the "Good News Bible" ("Today's English Version": the one with the
line drawings by Annie Vialotton) which translates "horror" and "horrors".
"Horror" comes from the Latin /horresco/, the standing up of the hairs on
the nape of the neck. Horror me harum tubarum [shudder]; or is it Harum
Scarum? The Vulgate has /vae vae vae/ (transliteration of OUAI). I suppose
the Latin for OUAI is /Eheu/.
-- Revd Ben Crick, BA CF <firstname.lastname@example.org> 232 Canterbury Road, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9TD (UK) http://www.cnetwork.co.uk/crick.htm
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