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I was thinking about the word [face=spionic]o(/plon[/face] a few days ago, and suddenly I knew how to say "Textkit" in Greek: [face=spionic]to\ Grafoplei=on[/face]. Of course we're used to the plural, [face=spionic]o(/pla[/face] meaning a soldier's armor, but the basic meaning fits quite nicely with "kit."
The -[face=spionic]ei=on[/face] indicates place, like [face=spionic]Mousei=on[/face], "Museum."
Textkittens: [face=spionic]grafopli</thj, ou, o([/face] m., [face=spionic]grafo/pli<tij idoj h([/face] f.
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I thought the name had already been taken by the Army Corps of Engineers!
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I just saw [face=SPIonic]Grafoplei=on[/face]
elsewhere on the board and had to look up what seemed to be the second half of the word. I thought it was [face=SPIonic]Graf[/face]
- + [face=SPIonic]plei=on[/face]
. It's a nice pun.
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