To Tell the Truth
Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.
… Oliver Wendell Holmes
It’s the deaf people that create the lies.
A Toast to Moderation
He who goes forth with a fifth on the Fourth may not come forth on the Fifth.
From the Trivia File
According to Diodorus Siculus and Pliny, there were 360,000 men employed for nearly 20 years upon one of the pyramids. The largest pyramid was built by Cheops or Suphis, the next largest by Cephrenes or Sen-Suphis, and the third by Mencheres, last king of the fourth Egyptian dynasty, said to have lived before the birth of Abraham.
The Colors of War and Peace
Green and yellow are the fields of peace,
Red in the time of war
Black are the fields when the cannons cease
And white forevermore.
The best that the Turks seem to be able to do for the Armenians is to save the endangered species of the Van cat.
From My Persian Dictionary
What’s in a Name?
Inchighoulian: Turkish and Persian in derivation, inchi is a variant of inji, or pearl, while ghoul is a variant of gül, or rose. Thus, inji gül would be defined as rose pearl.
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