[Taxacom] Vale Don Colless: 1922-2012

Stephen Thorpe stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Thu Feb 23 18:01:32 CST 2012


might be related to this: http://books.google.co.nz/books?id=zy46B58YwbMC&pg=PA98&lpg=PA98&dq='Tuz+li+munz+est+miens+envirun'&source=bl&ots=2jqq99G4uC&sig=GMP0Vu-W70MZ1Q3CCADBPqR0K_E&hl=en&sa=X&ei=jtJGT7yBBeeViQeS0t2yDg&ved=0CE0Q6AEwBg#v=onepage&q='Tuz%20li%20munz%20est%20miens%20envirun'&f=false
ironically in a book by Robert Léon Wagner and Olivier *Collet*!



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From: Bob Mesibov <mesibov at southcom.com.au>
To: TAXACOM <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu> 
Sent: Friday, 24 February 2012 12:41 PM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Vale Don Colless: 1922-2012

Don's contributions and off-list correspondence were sparkling and erudite, and I'll miss them.

His signature line 'Tuz li munz est miens envirun' looks like 'All the world is my neighbourhood'. Does anyone know what language or dialect that is, or if it quotes a famous work? It reminds me of John Wesley's 'All the world is my parish'.
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