[B-Greek] aorist infinitives

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu
Mon Feb 10 13:10:36 EST 2003

At 12:44 PM -0500 2/10/03, Barry Hofstetter wrote:
>"I once knew a classicist who named her pet goose LUEIN -- 'Toulouse the
>Goose, >get it?"

Not really a propos, but I'm reminded of the U. of Chicago classicist a
century ago who had a research assistant catalog all the instances of GAR
she could find anywhere in extant Greek literature; the young lady soon
acquired the reputation of being said professor's "GAR-Goil." Get it?

Carl W. Conrad
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