Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Sphinx

The mysterious Sphinx, poser of the famous question, "What walks on all fours in the morning, two legs at midday, and four legs in the evening?"
On a side note, when I was Art Director at Stone Mountain Productions, a discussion was taking place about how "sphinx" should be pronounced.
A woman was asking why you didn't say "spinks" instead of "sfinks", and a co-worker said because the ph made the f sound. She argued that it didn't make sense, and he countered with, " It's the same reason you don't say "telepone".
Good times, good times.

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