From: Carl W. Conrad (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 22:51:59 EDT
At 9:15 PM +0000 10/9/00, Mark Wilson wrote:
>>I'm just curious...does anyone know how we got from STOLH to EPISTOLH?
>We didn't :o )
>Both find their point of departure from STELLW though.
>It goes from EPI + STELLW = EPISTELLW to EPISTOLH.
>EPISTELLW being the messenger, EPISTOLH the message.
Er, could we make that EPISTELLW being the verb, "to dispatch", EPISTOLH
On the other hand, I suppose there might be some who'd translate EPISTELLW
TAUTHN THN EPISTOLHN as "I being the messenger message this message." Not
I, of course.
Carl W. Conrad
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