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Mon, Oct. 26th, 2009, 03:58 pm
Followup on Sacred Marriage post

During the celebration, Her Eminence followed through on an earlier
promise to give me a new Name. I made sure I heard Her plainly when
she spoke it. It was obviously Sumerian, although I had no freaking
clue what the translation was, and I didn't want to spoil the moment
with questions about the meaning when there was a Sumerian dictionary
15 feet from our nuptial couch.

Without specifics, since I want to keep the name private, it turns out
to have been a terrific pun in Sumerian, since its surface meaning is
one thing (an almost embarrassingly strong honorific) but the same
characters can also be translated as a compliment to my prowess as a
cunning linguist.

Mon, Oct. 26th, 2009 10:28 pm (UTC)


Mon, Oct. 26th, 2009 11:51 pm (UTC)

Oi. Gods with a sense of humor. Much better than gods without.

Mon, Oct. 26th, 2009 11:58 pm (UTC)

Indeed. This was the finest example yet.

Tue, Oct. 27th, 2009 04:47 pm (UTC)

::chuckles:: Stellar!