What’s in a name?

In a fit of ego-mania I did a search for my name on an anagram solving website. It turns out that “Michael” is an anagram of “Al chemi” (The arabic word from which we get “Alchemy” is الكيمياء al-kīmiā’). “Michael Pearce” is an anagram of “Alchemic Perea”. Perea is a region in the first century…

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