In The Apple Tree

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Hieroglyph and Hierarchy

The word hieroglyph came into Engish in the 1580s to refer to those carvings that were of the nature of Egyptian monumental writing. The word comes from the Ancient Greek hieros meaning sacred, and glyphe meaning carving.

The word hieros is also the basis of the word hierarchy, that came into English in the late 14th century, meaning a sacred order.

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An elephant run wild, drunk on rum, calls for a female without hope of being understood. What to do? It is not 1947 now.


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