Monday, January 18, 2010

Aristotle, Augustine...

Abelard, Aquinas, Anselm, Albertus, Anaxagoras, Avicenna, Archimedes, Averroes, Albert Einstein, Anaximander, Aristarchus, Anaximenes...

Does it help to be really smart to have your name begin with 'a'? Was it because these people all got called on in class first?

(Yes, yes, I know 'Avicenna' and 'Averroes' are Latinizations -- it's a joke, OK?)


  1. Albert Alligator (from Pogo). Asmodeus. America. Athanasius. Antoinette. Amma (Indian love guru).


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