Re: [OT] 4 surprises

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Wed Mar 15 2000 - 18:02:35 CET

On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 06:28:20AM +0100, Georg Philipp Burth nicely wrote:
> > > >This sentence is easy to explains: Sator Arepo Tenet Opera Rotas;
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> >
> another is that you can form a
> cross out of the characters with "paternoster" as horizontal AND vertical
> lines, leaving 2 A's and 2 O's wich can mean Alpha and Omega - the
> beginning and the end. Moreover, the letters of the square can be
> rearranged to spell Oro Te, Pater; oro Te, Pater; sanas: "I pray to thee,
> Father. Thou healest."
> This information was get by looking at

With full respect for Britannica, George, I think she missing the point here,
because this palindrom is pre-christian; i.e. no "paternoster" apply ;-)


I'd like to conclude with a positive statement, but I can't 
remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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