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Steg Belsky wrote:


>> Go for it, O Roof-wyrm.

> Okay, i get the "wyrm" part, if you're doing something with my email
> address.... but where does "roof" come from?  Isn't "fire" a perfectly
> good native Germanic word?  And if it has nothing to do with my email
> address, what is it? :-)

It's your name:  stegos < Greek 'roof'; English "thatch" is cognate.

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