An urgent need arose to know about “calamari.” Urgent now, yes, but also simmering since Greece, when I began with more earnestness to consider what relationship the squid-word held to the “mar” whence it came. Morphologically. Mar-phologically!
But here’s the real reason:
And here’s the amazing thing:
Lots of amazing things, actually. A) no relation to “mar” as in sea! B) Mary! Hilarious for some reason. C) PENS! Reed pens.
Let’s see about those:
So that means a whole lot besides “pen” but so what; it also means pen and hooray for another layer of lovableness to the puppy’s name!
So to recap:
…mightier than sword.