[ plah-sah lah-saw ]
/ ˈplɑ sɑ ˈlɑ sɔ /
Ga·lo [gah-law] /ˈgɑ lɔ/, 1906–87, Ecuadorian statesman and diplomat, born in the U.S.: president 1948–52.
The Wonder-ful Nature of Greek God NamesBatman lurks like a bat in the shadows. Spider-Man slings webs like a radioactive spider. Superman is a literal translation of Friedrich Nietszche’s term ubermensch. And Wonder Woman is…well, what does Wonder Woman’s name tell us about her? A lot, it turns out. When William Moulton Marston created Wonder Woman in the early 1940s, he made her not just Diana, an Amazon princess, but also …
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