On 22 Jan 2008, at 00:55, Todd Benson wrote:
> Side note and totally off topic...  why do people like to use two el's
> in "The Iliad"?

Long version: because the capital-I looks identical to the lower case  
L so people think they've seen two 'L's. Of course they also heard an  
'I' so they insert that first.

Short version: Iggnorance.

/dh