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Re: MR-Disc: Registration of Arms

Poster: edh@ascc01.ascc.lucent.com

Tibor, injecting some humor, wrote,

> ... in the realm of heraldic education, that odd symbol is a Fleam, which
> is a poor rendition of a tool used to bleed people suffering from excessive
> choler.  Hand me one, would you?  People seem to think I am all worked up
> over something.  (:-)

I'm not a doctor, but I'm fairly certain I'm right in thinking that
you only bleed someone who is too _sanguine_.  The cure for too much
_choler_ would be either a laxative (if the problem is too much black
bile) or an emetic (if it's too much yellow bile).

-- Alfredo
Alfredo el Bufon
Elvegast, Windmaster's Hill, Atlantia

You can't have everything.  Where would you put it?
   -- Steven Wright

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