John of Qumran
Wednesday November 15th 2006, 6:46 am
Filed under: Patristics

My co-author Chris Bailey read the recent news stories about the Dead Sea Restrooms and offered this definition: “An archaeologist is someone who thinks he knows where the Essenes kept their latrine and doesn’t head in the opposite direction.”

The question echoes down the millennia: Do you hang the scroll so that it unrolls from the top or from the bottom?

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Oh you guys are just too, too funny! :-D

Comment by Julie D. 11.15.06 @ 1:52 pm


Comment by Carmel cut-throat 11.16.06 @ 12:11 am

And a mother’s take on it, of course, would be, “Everyone go to the cave before we leave ….”

Comment by Karen Edmisten 11.18.06 @ 9:23 am

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