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Photochrome of a glacier, Grindelwald, Switzerland, c. 1890. © Rijksmuseum.
Volume X, Number 2 | spring 2017
In 1986 a Greek professor encountered a previously unknown word while deciphering a fifth-century lexicon: olisbokollix, meaning “loaf-of-bread dildo.” Later discovery of vase paintings showing women carrying baskets of phallus-shaped loaves confirmed the word had been understood correctly.
Most new discoveries are suddenly-seen things that were always there.—Susanne K. Langer, 1942
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