Subject: Re: [Xena/Herc] Why can't someone play Isreali God? From: Infinity@world.std.com (Captain Infinity) Newsgroups: alt.fan.tom-servo,alt.tv.hercules,alt.tv.xena,rec.arts.sf.tv Date: Mon, 7 Jun 1999 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Once Upon A Time, In article <email@example.com> robert_kolker wrote *some* of these things: >In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > email@example.com wrote: >> firstname.lastname@example.org (steve sullivan) wrote: >> >So what is Ha-Shem's name? Its just forbidden to speak, not write, >correct :) >Ha Shem (the Name) is somewhat like you-know-who when you don't >want to mention a proper name. >> >> I would wager 'tis JHVH, also YHWH, or Yahweh. But i'm not 100% sure. >> >These are latin transliteration of the tetragammon. In hebrew it is easy to order alphabet soup in a diner. All you have to shout out >is Yod, Hey, Wov, Hey and if you add the vowels (hebrew is often spoken through the nose, with the mouth closed. That's why it can be >written w.o. vowels) you get He Is which matches with what God told Vanna and Pat Sajak to put on the board. HARPSICHORD! I WIN! Later, >Moses when Moses asked who is it that sends me to the Israelites. God spilled the beans and slid down the chute. The Popeye spoke up and >answered "Tell them 'I AM' sends you". > >Jewish tradition has it that only the High Priest could utter profanities under his breath. No, wait! Strike that! I know >God's true name and then only on the Day of Atonement in the bleachers at Fenway Park. It'll be a double header! Yowsa! >Holy of Holies of the Mikdash (temple) that no longer stands. Deny that, go ahead...you can't, even if you try with BOTH HANDS! >It is also thought that no one in modern times really knows how to exorcise a possessed bowl of alphabet soup, one that shows you >how to prounounce the name of God. ** Captain Infinity
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