(urth) Lake of Birds

Marc Aramini marcaramini at yahoo.com
Tue May 22 21:09:33 PDT 2012

I knew when I saw the term "egregious ideas" bandied about my name would soon follow one way or another heh heh

--- On Tue, 5/22/12, Jerry Friedman <jerry_friedman at yahoo.com> wrote:

From: Jerry Friedman <jerry_friedman at yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: (urth) Lake of Birds
To: "The Urth Mailing List" <urth at lists.urth.net>
Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 8:58 PM

> From: Bruno de Albuquerque Furtado <meuemaildobruno at gmail.com>

>"In English, "Forewarned is four-armed"."
>Thanks, I had never heard this expression in English. 

The real expression is "Forewarned is forearmed."  "Forearmed"  means "armed in advance" and is hardly ever used outside this proverb.   I was making a joke--a man with four arms is worth two men, as in the Portuguese proverb.  (This leads us to Marc's ideas about the doubling of limbs on Blue and Green.)

Jerry Friedman

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