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Achilles tendon

In the immediately previous entry on the term Achilles heel I ranted about how a demigod in Greek mythology, Achilles, gets way too much attention, to the detriment of the pantheon of full-gods out there. So I won’t give him yet more attention by repeating that rant here. A simple definition: The Achilles tendon joins […]

Achilles’ heel

I’ve got to believe that there are one hell of a lot of monumentally miffed gods out there. Achilles, a warrior in Greek mythology who was a big shot in the Trojan wars, is often called a demigod. He’s not even a full god, yet he has a widely used metaphor (Achilles’ heel) and a […]