Rabu, 21 Mei 2008

Muhammed Ali berkata

a man who has

no imagination

has no wings


Is it just a coincidence that these names are similar: mehemot (great) and muhammed ali (who boasted so famously, "I am the greatest!"? I think so, but I don't know. Please, someone inform me, ok? I know some persons names are mehemot, like mehemot ali, who had a trained tiger.

"Several etymologies have been given for the name 'mammoth'; among others, the word 'behemoth' in the Book of Job, and the Arabic word ' mehemot,' signifying an elephant of very large size. One of the most interesting is the Tartar word ' mamma,' meaning the earth, suggested by Pallas, a Russian scientist, who first gave a description of the animal. " The Tungooses and Yakoots," he says, "believed that this animal worked its way in the earth like a mole. The mammoths had retired, they say, into great caverns from which they never emerge, but wander to and fro in the galleries" [actually, they found the mammoth corpses which had fallen through thin ice into crevices and swamps and froze, but they didn't live underground in caverns.)

At the time of the Great pyramids of Egypt were built, there were probably still some mammoths alive on coastal islands near Siberia (Wrangels Island), and there were still some giant sloths on Caribbean Isles, which probably gave rise to the Bigfoot legends of native Americans.


the call of the mighty mehemot: mammoth trumpet http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/vertpaleo/aucilla11_1/trumpet.htm

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