Locusts still have a mythic and literary aura that the un-Biblical cicadas don’t. Actual locusts are large grasshoppers, and they and cicadas belong to different families.I don’t think a horde of cicadas sounds right. Swarm is better. A plague of cicadas would not be inappropriate.
A story for the grandchildren. Just a few days ago we were talking about Noah and a few weeks ago, you posted this:
There's a pattern forming here.A story for the grandchildren. Just a few days ago we were talking about Noah and a few weeks ago, you posted this:
Man found dead inside dinosaur statue in Spain
https://www.rte.ie/news/newslens/2021/0 ... ath-spain/
foul play not suspected.
I’m conflicted on this one. On one hand, banning the Bible and any mention of the nonsense spouted therein, is a good thing. On the other hand, the Republican quest to ban (and burn) books is clearly not a good thing in general. It’s the library of Alexandria all over again. On top of that, this being Utah, you also have the LSD nuts to contend with.Utah primary schools ban Bible for 'vulgarity and violence'
Bob Johnson, the father of a primary school student in the Davis School District, told CBS News that he opposes the Bible's removal.
"I can't think of what's in the Bible that you would have to take out of it. Its not like there's pictures in it," he said.
He probably only look at the pictures ..
My 19th century (Dutch dominee ediition) has many beautiful Gustav Dore etchings.