It’s Greek to me

August 2, 2006

Today I read up about Satyriasis. Satyriasis is excessive, abnormal, or uncontrollable sexual/romantic behavior, desire, and excitement in the male.It comes from the ancient Greek. Satyriasis is believed to be caused by extreme narcissism, which is a state in which one interprets and relates everything to oneself and not to other people or things. Narcissisim comes from the ancient Greek, too. Those ancient Greeks have a lot to answer for.
Satyriasis of course literally means an obsession with hooved feet while narcissism is quite clearly an obesssion with daffodils.

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