Re: The new Post Your Desktop thread
When I stumbled upon that image I just had
to use that one as my wallpaper (I also drive a Kia Picanto).
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.