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Re: Richard III

Poster: "Sallie Montuori, aka Alys of Foxdale" <foxdale@wolfstar.com>

> Poster: edh@ascc01.ascc.lucent.com (Alfredo el Bufon)
> Isn't it strange that Spanish has one short word for the phrase
> "one-armed man"?  There's another word for "one-eyed man" (I think
> it's something like "tuerto" but I'm not sure) which makes the old
> proverb "In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king" a
> little bit pithier in Spanish.
> I saw a movie about Vikings that featured both a one-eyed man
> (played by Kirk Douglas) and a one-handed man (played by Tony
> Curtiss) and I wonder if there were single words them in Norse.

Probably "cripple" -- but that's not Politically Correct!

   Alys of Foxdale        | Vert, on a fess between three trees
foxdale@wolfstar.com      |     argent, a fox passant gules.

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