Trolling for Geniuses (Yo! Picasso!)

Bryan J. Maloney bjm10 at cornell.edu
Thu Jun 25 09:58:22 EST 1998


In article <UN9ysBAJt9j1EwHz at rauko.demon.co.uk>, Marc Read
<Marc at rauko.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> Bryan J. Maloney <bjm10 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> >I also consider Latin to
> >be useful for historians and antiquarians.  It's dead.  No natural
> >scientist needs it these days.
> 
> True... Greek is *far* more useful for understanding etymologies and
> nuances of words.

Haven't had to trace etymologies once in my decade of working at the
cutting edge of molecular biology, thank you very much.  So, how many
vaccines have *you* helped design?

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