One Last Mega

From: Paul Kemner <>
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 1996 13:09:01 -0500 (EST)

A look at a couple of handy dictionaries yields: Mega is ancient Greek for
large, great, or mighty. It's used in the sciences for million, but that's
much later. A megalith is therefore a really big archetectural stone, a
megalomaniacs are persons with delusions about their own greatness, a
megaphone makes your voice mighty, etc.

Received on Sun Mar 31 1996 - 13:21:06 PST

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