Monday October 10, 2005

This I Believe #4

...that mizithra cheese is actually the hip, "urban" version of the better-known mithra cheese.  The name mizithra was formed from mithra by the addition of the hiphopifying infix -iz-, -izn- (c.f. hizouse, shiznit).  The origins of the name of mithra cheese are obscure, but a connection with the ancient mystery cult cannot be ruled out.

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One wonders how many would a)turn down the offer AND b) agree to attend at their own expense.

There's something amiss with the whole construction!

Posted by: Eddie at Oct 10, 2005 1:11:23 PM

Y'know.. you really, really ought to consider fleshing out some of these ideas and submitting them to SpecGram.

Posted by: Trey at Oct 12, 2005 8:51:18 AM