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[414d] I think that sort of thing is the work of people who care nothing for truth, but only for the shape of their mouths; so they keep adding to the original words until finally no human being can understand what in the world the word means. So the sphinx, for instance, is called sphinx, instead of phix, and there are many other examples.

Yes, that is true, Socrates.

And if we are permitted to insert and remove any letters we please in words, it will be perfectly easy to fit any name to anything.

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