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From: "Ian C Smith" <iancsmith@onet.co.uk>
Subject: Re: (urth) RE: postmodernism, OTism, continent-ism
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 20:05:16 

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From: JMCAzurin <mikah@brewsoft.com>
To: <urth@lists.best.com>
Sent: Friday, October 29, 1999 5:26 PM
Subject: (urth) RE: postmodernism, OTism, continent-ism

> > Mikah wrote:

> This is just an idle observation. I'm not certain if it's been brought up
> before but....Wolfe translates 'Apu-Punchau' as 'Head of Day'. In Tagalog,
> at least, and possibly other languages spoken here in southeast asia, the
> word 'apo' means leader.
>   Does anyone speak native south american languages? Those people crossed
> over into the Americas over the land bridge at the Bering Strait, and are
> of Asian descent too. Perhaps there is a similar word for 'leader'?

Ian wrote:

My wife is Brazilian (which contains a lot of words from amerindian
languages) but she just look at me blankly when  ia sked her about Apo, Apu,
apu-punchai or any similar words for 'leader'.  One point to the SE asia

> > From: "Tony Ellis" <tony.ellis@futurenet.co.uk>
> > Subject: postmodernism, OTism, continent-ism
> > Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 10:27:49 -0700
> >
> > Alga wrote:
> > > the stone town is Athens (and that when you go back a million years
> [say] at
> > > that lattitude and longitude you find yourselves not in Greece but in
> South Am.
> >
> > That is such an ingenious sleight-of-hand! But... but... if
> > the stone town is Athens, how can Severian, the Cumaen and
> > co. be sitting on the roof of Apu-Punchau's house, when that
> > was built a million years ago in South America?
> *More Wolfe info & archive of this list at http://www.urth.net/urth/

*More Wolfe info & archive of this list at http://www.urth.net/urth/

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