Re: Paragraph of the day

Date: Thu Mar 23 2000 - 21:05:04 MST

In a message dated 3/23/2000 4:51:53 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

> The trick is to learn a little latin so you can figure out what the
> names mean. Then you start to discover the dirty jokes hidden in the
> limbic system by 17th century anatomists. Fornix = archway (where
> roman harlots stood, hence "fornicate"), mammilary bodies = breastlike
> protrusions on the ventral side of the brain, thalamus =
> brideschamber, pulvinar nucleus = the pillowlike nucleus. And so
> on. OK, they are rather dry jokes... :-)

hahaha - no wonder I find brain science so titillating!!

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