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Volume IX, Number 4 | fall 2016

Miscellany

Scholars in the 1970s compiling the first comprehensive Sumerian dictionary struggled to interpret a phrase that translated into English as “He put a hot fish in her navel.”

Your body is the church where nature asks to be reverenced.

- Marquis de Sade, 1797

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