I just found a New York style deli/bakery in Austin that serves bagels and lox (among other Jewish delights)…excuse me while I squeal with excitement! This is a big deal for a misplaced Jew in the south, haha! http://www.mannyhattans.com
Pandora's Box: A Jar; not a Box...
from Wikipedia: The mistranslation of pithos, a large storage jar, as “box” is usually attributed to the sixteenth century humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam when he translated Hesiod’s tale of Pandora into Latin. Hesiod’s pithos refers to a large storage jar, often half-buried in the ground, used for wine, oil or grain. It can also refer to a funerary jar. Erasmus,...
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