And then, for some reason, in a movie where gun fu is the whole interesting thing, the climactic battle is with swords.
50. The Running Man (1987)
Director: Paul Michael Glaser
Christ, can any of us ever hear “Singing in the Rain” the same again after this nightmare?
Utopia is derived from the Greek prefix "ou-" (οὐ), meaning "not", and topos (τόπος), "place", with the suffix -iā (-ία) that is typical of toponyms; the name literally means "nowhere", emphasizing its fictionality. In early modern English, Utopia was spelled "Utopie", which is today rendered Utopy in some editions.
In fact, More's very first name for the island was Nusquama, the Latin equivalent of "no-place", however he eventually opted for the Greek-influenced name.
In the English language Utopia is pronounced the same as Eutopia (the latter word, in Greek Εὐτοπία [Eutopiā], meaning “good place,” contains the prefix εὐ- [eu-], "good", with which the οὐ of Utopia has come to be confused in the English pronunciation). This is something that More himself addresses in an addendum to his book' Wherfore not Utopie, but rather rightely my name is Eutopie, a place of felicitie.[a]
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