i want me some of that

“λοπαδοτεμαχοσελαχογαλεοκρανιολειψανοδριμυποτριμματοσιλφιοκαραβομελιτοκατακεχυμενοκιχλεπικοσσυφοφ ττοπεριστεραλεκτρυονοπτοκεφαλλιοκιγκλοπελειολαγῳοσιραιοβαφητραγανοπτερύγων”

or for those of us who can’t read greek well:

“lopadotemakhoselakhogameokranioleipsanodrimypotrimmatosilphiokarabomelitokata
kekhymenokikhlepikossyphophattoperisterphobiaticlerialektryonoptokephalliokigklope
leiolagōiosiraiobaphētraganopterýgōn”

(one word)

wonderful concoction of aristophanes’ imagination made up of a hundred and seventy one greek characters besides seventeen different sweet and sour ingredients, including brains, honey, vinegar, fish, pickles, and the following:

-fish
-shark (a ray will also do)
-rotted dogfish (or small shark’s head)
-sharp-tasting dish of many ingredients
-fennel
-crab (or beetle or crayfish)
-eagle
-cheese
-honey
-wrasse
-blackbird
-pigeon (wild)
-more pigeon (domestic)
-good old chicken meat
-dabchick (roasted head of)
-hare (not the kind you think of)
-wine (new, boild down)
-fruit
-wing (or fin)

where are me chopsticks

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~ by safrang on June 3, 2008.

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