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Re: Fear Is the Mind Killer

From:Mike Ellis <nihilsum@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 2, 2005, 19:04
Ivan Baines wrote:

>> Do you think Herbert intended any connection with the other meaning of >"the >> little-death"? You know, "le petit mort"? > >That means "the little dead guy", doesn't it? :-) "The little death" >would be "la petite mort" I'd have thought.
So it is. Damnit. (What's "always google first" in French?)
> Or is this one of those >"French" phrases in English that are not the same in actual French?
It is "la ~e ..." in French, and the English google results show this version beating my mistaken one by 11,000 ghits to 773. M PAIC'OROD MEZIE GUGLYAT!