Re: The Christmas Countdown Thread!
It's never too early to get in the mood for Christmas (and get on the nerves of all those grumpy Christmas-haters
Great thread, KingDaniel
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.