Re: Immortalism: The Epic of Gilgamesh

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Fri Oct 13 2000 - 01:32:37 MDT

At 11:09 PM 12/10/00 -0700, Spike wrote:

>This epic poem was discovered in a cuneiform tablet:
>There was a young lady from GilGAMesh,
>She began to feel so DAMN fresh,
>She soon found a way
>To spend an off day,
>But soon developed dilDO rash.

I'm afraid recent scholarship shows your translation to be faulty. It
should read:

There was an old man from GilGAMesh,
Whose wife gagged (she's gaga) at flesh.
She's at last found a way
To brighten her day,
But quickly developed dilDO rash.

Damien Broderick

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