Article: 261928 of talk.bizarre From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Brian J.Cash) Newsgroups: talk.bizarre Subject: Re: seeking Greek myth trivia Date: 6 Dec 1995 10:22:45 GMT Organization: Bell Northern Research Lines: 19 Message-ID: <email@example.com> References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Status: O X-Status: John P. McDonnell (John_P._McDonnell@iguanabbs.com) wrote: : I am trying to recall specific names of two "sirens" mentioned in greek : mythology. Actually there were two difficult rock outcroppings that greek : sailors had to navigate between. These were given names, and (I think) later : given identities as "sirens" that lured sailors to their deaths when they : came two close to one or the other. Thus, "navigating between X and Y" : became a reference to walking a thin line between disaster on either side. : Anyone remember the proper names of these two "sirens"?? thanks for any help : to relieve the frustration (it's hard to look something up when you don't : know the name....) "Navigating between Arok and Ahard-plase" The sirens are "Lavern" and "Schurlee". Good luck with your Thesis. Brian /-|-\ -- Ningependa kujifunza KiBizarre kidogo. Kwa heri.