Saturday, July 08, 2006


I like that the word muse is part of the word museum. What does it all mean?

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

So is 'um'.

Sandman said...

that's where i went to college my first two years.

Anonymous said...

Did you ever get your degree?

Sandman said...

yep. at evergreen state college in olympia, wa.

Euterpe said...

"Museum" is from the Greek word "mouseion" which means seat of the Muses.

Anonymous said...

Muse;

A guiding spirit.
A source of inspiration.
A poet.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin Msa, from Greek Mousa. See men-1 in Indo-European Roots.]