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He was curious due to his enormous liver

posted by adventurer02 on September 23, 2015 at 12:58 AM | link to this | reply

That's news to me Majroj
I had no idea that the term had parallels with mideavel concepts ! we refer to our children as "pieces of our liver" but that doesn't explain why curiosity of all traits is connected with this organ.

posted by lindo on September 19, 2009 at 9:09 AM | link to this | reply

Medieval europeans used to refer to the liver in a similar fashion, yes?
I think they assumed since the live is largest discrete organ, they figured it was of the greatest importance and influence.

posted by majroj on September 19, 2009 at 8:45 AM | link to this | reply

I'll have to pass that one on to my usual e-mail victims.

posted by elinjo on December 19, 2008 at 12:49 AM | link to this | reply

My sister and I have always called her "NN".  To us this stood for "nosey neighbor".  From now on, I will always think of her as "she with the enormous liver".

posted by TAPS. on October 25, 2008 at 5:21 AM | link to this | reply

very funny!!

posted by mimiang on October 22, 2008 at 2:24 AM | link to this | reply

Let that one fall through his fingers. Damn mortals! lol  sam

posted by sam444 on October 14, 2008 at 2:30 PM | link to this | reply

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