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Momma Maya

September 15, 1985

Whoever proofs/edits Calendar did not do his/her job with the Sept. 8th cover ("Masterworks of the Mayas").

You see, the word Mayas does not exist. The correct title should've been "Masterworks of the Maya," without the s .

Maya is plural for Mayan (individual or race), as American or Americans. You wouldn't call an American an Americas, would you?

Also, the top illustration is not of a diety but a deity .

EDWARD LOPEZ

No. Hollywood

Touche and mea culpa on deity, but, according to the New World Dictionary: "1. pl. Mayas, Maya any member of a tribe of Indians found in Yucatan, British Honduras, and N. Guatemala. . . .

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