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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An official road-measurer under Alexander the Great and the Ptolemies. See bema, 3.

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  • Did I just admit to being a pedophile?

    December 2, 2011

  • I wouldn't be paid at all; I would lose track after some charioteer or whatever interrupted me.

    December 2, 2011

  • I can! I'm obsessed with my pedometer and I love it.

    December 2, 2011

  • Imagine being paid to count your steps.

    December 1, 2011