Monthly Archives: March 2016

Amoeba’s Lorica: The Wings of the Reaper

With apologies to Lewis Carroll. The caterpillar crawled slowly out of the bushes (low grasses really; after all, he was only five inches long – it had been three, not too long ago, so to speak, and had he cared … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Pilate’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

While court was still in session, Pilate’s wife sent him a message: “Don’t get mixed up in judging this noble man (Jesus of Nazareth). I’ve just been through a long and troubled night because of a dream about him.” – … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: It’s Greek To Me Department

philo- (prefix): word-forming element meaning “loving, fond of, tending to,” from Greek philo-, comb. form of philos “dear” (adj.), “friend” (n.), from philein “to love,” of unknown origin. PHILOLOGY, n. Love of logs. Reg and Syd “A flannel shirt, Reg?” … Continue reading

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