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  • Anyone know what Eco is talking about here?

    October 2, 2008

  • Mamaia is on a strip of land bordered on one side by the Black Sea and fine beaches and on the other by the fresh waters of Mamaia Lake.

    --Eugene Fodor, 1997, Fodor's Europe, p. 917

    October 2, 2008

  • The Mamaia movement of Tahiti . . . . was an Antinomian sect, preaching the transcendence of law, and endorsing sexual freedom and the production of alchohol.

    --Vanessa Smith, 1998, Literary Culture and the Pacific: Nineteenth-century Textual Encounters, p. 95

    October 2, 2008

  • ". . . I want some cold mamaia."

    "In the fridge. Do me a favor. You go. I'm working."

    --Umberto Eco, 1988, Foucault's Pendulum, p. 191

    October 2, 2008