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On Feb 7, 2006, at 4:58 AM, Martin DeMello wrote:

> Hal Fulton <hal9000 / hypermetrics.com> wrote:
>>
>> "Shibboleth" is also a shibboleth, I guess. Rather
>> self-referential.
>
> More etymology than self-reference - "a shibboleth" is simply a word
> that fulfils the same role "shibboleth" did in its original context.
>
> martin
>

Everytime I see "shibboleth" all I can think of is HP Lovecraft.

ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn



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