Archives for June 28, 2010

An Abnormally Interesting Lexicon Of Scholarly Usage

Duane Smith has shared fragments from a “Lexicon of Scholarly Usage” that he remembers encountering at some point. Some of these “definitions” are priceless. •“et al.” = “plus some people I’ve never heard of,” or, in some contexts, “my co-authors.”•“apud” = “I’m too lazy to fine the original so I’ll quote it from someone else.” [Read More…]

Review of A Reader’s Hebrew and Greek Bible

I am really grateful to have received a gratis review copy of A Reader’s Hebrew and Greek Bible. This is an incredibly useful resource for those who want a printed Protestant Bible, including the Old and New Testaments, in the original languages and in a single volume. It was in fact produced simply by combining [Read More…]