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From: Peter Westlake <peter@harlequin.co.uk>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Derivation of talus
Date: Tue, 19 May 1998 13:47:44 +0100

At 09:28 1998-05-19 EDT, Brownes3 wrote:
>I don't recall anyone posting a possible derivation of the term of talus on
>this, list,although I remember at one point several posts saying "talus" was
>still a mystery.

See <http://www.gbso.net/zuki/GREEK.HTM#TALOS>, which says "In Greek
mythology, Talos was a bronze man given to Europa by Zeus to guard
Crete. He would clutch people to his breast and jump into a fire so
that they were burnt alive."

Spectacled bear.

*More Wolfe info & archive of this list at http://www.moonmilk.com/whorl/

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