Re: OFF: Intheologus (was RE: Betreft: Re: Steg's wonderful .sig (and a question))
|Date:||Wednesday, November 10, 1999, 3:06|
Am 11/09 10:06 Paul Bennett yscrifef:
> Can I try a guess that it's intheo.log(o).us, meaning create.word.VblN, ie
> word-creator (or possibly language-creator)?
> Yikes, it could be in.theo.logus, a semicryptic latin/greek collapsation of "the
> word is in god". Rather a strange thing to put in ones .sig line, and not IIRC
> consistent with Andrews postings, so probably not.
>I was once introduced as, 'Andrew, my flatmate, the one who isn't a
theologian', to which the introduced person replied, 'so he's an
un-theologian.' I kept the tag, especially since a the third person I
flat with is Catholic and signs himself as Magister Sacra Theologia,
Master of Theology, after his name. I am interested in theology but I
have no credentials in that direction and am content to remain an
untheologian for now.
I like Paul's breakdown of my title though. Before I discovered this
list I called our shared hobby Created Languages rather than Constructed
Andrew Smith, Intheologus email@example.com
"Death is an evil; the gods have so judged it;
had it been good, they would die."
- Sappho of Lesbos.