aku-aku: v.. To move a tall, flat bottomed object (such as a bookshelf) by swiveling it alternatively on its corners in a "walking" fashion. [After the book by Thor Heyerdahl theorising the statues of Easter Island were moved in this fashion.] source: LangMaker.com. Aku Aku also has another meaning to the islanders: a spiritual guide.
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Mathematical Mysteries
Posted by dav at 2002 July 6 03:03 PM
File under: Books

A friend of a friend here in Durham, NC (I'm visiting for a week) loaned me
this book by Calvin C. Clawson to look over. This entry is basically a note to myself to buy my own copy when I get back to San Francisco (I prefer to buy from bookstores).


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