Talk:Book:Equal Rites

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This is something new I thought I'd try, a sort of informal timeline listing important events in the series by book. Let me know what you think and feel free to change the name. --Teletran 08:56, 17 February 2007 (CET)

I've removed First mention of Gnolls because I found an earlier reference in The Colour of Magic but if I added everything first mentioned in that book it would be a very long page.--Teletran 15:12, 10 March 2007 (CET)

"His Adam's apple..." - I wonder how this Discworld phrase originated? Useless information time: there is a folk-legend, possibly originating in Jewish extra-Biblical folklore, that relates additional detail to the Temptation in the Garden. Eve offers Adam a bite of the forbidden fruit (not necesarily an apple, but that's a different story), at the Serpent's bidding, but Adam's guit is so great at going against the Almighty's command that it sticks in his throat, he cannot swallow it. Therefore all men after Adam are born with the same apparent lump in their throat as a mark of their original sin. --AgProv 11:12, 12 November 2007 (CET)

Erm... actually I was wondering how the phrase originated on Discworld, since they don't seem to have the concept of Adam and Eve? (or, if they do, it's a minor religion that we haven't heard of yet?) Kellyterryjones 21:32, 12 November 2007 (CET)

Ah. Adam's Wahoonie, maybe? --AgProv 00:28, 14 November 2007 (CET)