Fw: forked tongues
ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Fri Feb 18 18:25:10 EST 2000
On Thu 17 Feb 2000 (18:17:49), polycarp66 at aol.com wrote:
> This may retain the parallelism, however, I think it is somewhat
> inaccurate. Double-talk generally has a connotation of nonsense.
> What is sought is something to signify dishonesty.
I missed the original query and responses. Isn't the forked tongue the
characteristic of the venomous snake? Like the serpent in the Garden of
Eden? A liar and a murderer from the beginning (John 8:44). Polycarp
was a pupil of St John, was he not?
Just my $0.02
Revd Ben Crick, BA CF
<ben.crick at argonet.co.uk>
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