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Re: How in Tartarus

Posted by Bruce Kahl on September 09, 2002

In Reply to: How in Tartarus posted by Pavlina Hristova on September 09, 2002

: I would like to know what is the origin of phrase "How in Tartarus" synonimous to "How in blazes" and others.

Blazes, Hell, Hades etc:

One entry found for Tartarus.
Main Entry: Tar·ta·rus
Pronunciation: 'tär-t&-r&s
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin, from Greek Tartaros
: a section of Hades reserved for punishment of the wicked