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Old July 20 2010, 08:59 PM   #4124
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Re: Seven Words in TNG

Which of course did not make life
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Philitas of Cos, Greek intellectual, is said by Athenaeus to have studied arguments and erroneous word usage so intensely that he wasted away and starved to death. British classicist A. Cameron speculates that P. died from a wasting disease which his contemporaries joked was caused by his pedantry.
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