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Old February 7 2014, 05:13 PM   #161
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The latest episode of the DLC podcast has Tom Vasel from The Dice Tower as a guest - great boardgame talk!
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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