From Plastic Tub

Saturn plan. 1. The seventh major body orbiting Sol. 2. The apple of Art Doll's eye and the inspiration of his labyrinth. 3. One of the Roman numina, said to be protector of sowers and seeds, later identified with the Greek titan Cronus.


The Saturnalia celebrations, December 17-19, are the winter counter-part to the Dog Days. Oddly, even slaves party during Saturnalia.

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By some contemporary accounts, the Saturn's moons were host to the origins of life in our solar system.

As a protector of seeds, Saturn favored the watermelon.

Saturnic means poisoned with lead.