In a message dated 4/28/01 6:46:02 AM Central Daylight Time,
> our goatfoot friends
Well, I'm confused now, because my dictionary says that satyrs "are often
depicted with the tail and ears of a horse" - no mention of their feet or
Pan, like the fauns, is goatfooted indeed.
Those herbs are marvellous. Rather like the "Herbal teas" that enable so
many females in fantasyland to carry on, despite their medieval surroundings,
with never a qualm about inconvenient conception.
But then we do know from Professor Lewis that fauns are subject to
> they've long since
> found the appropriate herbs to heal these things
In fact, animals can and do recover from foot and mouth, I've learned. It's
a mere, savage, economic decision to put them down rather than help them to
heal, or inoculate them. (The test for the presence of the disease, required
for export, also reacts positively to inoculation.) Or so I've read. One of
those damned shames that makes us sometimes wish we, too, lived in