100814 Sciapodes

By August 10, 2014zBlog Archives

I did say that this week was difficult and it’s not getting any easier … “Sciapodes”: ‘A mythical race of people supposed to have lived at the southern edge of the ancient Greek and Roman world, who each had a single leg ending in a foot of immense size with which they shaded themselves from the heat of the sun'(OED). We resorted to the more conventional method of a sunshade.

Day #219 of a 365 project, where the daily pic is informed by the OED word of the day.