In a letter to the editor in the American Journal of Medical Genetics, two authors suggest that the story of Adam’s rib being the humble beginnings of Eve is the result of a mistranslation. In reality, they suggest, the story is an explanatory myth for why humans are one of the few mammals lacking a […]
Who was the Walrus? As the case may be.
The question ‘Who was the Walrus?’ has been discussed in some detail ever since 1967, when John Lennon famously declared (in song form) “I am the Walrus” *see note below. The legal implications of whether he was (or was not) the Walrus have received less attention though, prompting attorney Ezra D. Landes to write a […]