tortoise |ˈtɔːtəs, -tɔɪz|
1350-1400; variant of earlier (15th-century) tortuse, tortose, tortuce, Middle English tortuca < Medieval Latin tortūca, for Late Latin tartarūcha (feminine adj.) of Tartarus (< Greek tartaroûcha), the tortoise being regarded as an infernal animal; Medieval Latin form influenced by Latin tortus crooked, twisted (see tort)
Recorded and mixed at Idful Music Corporation, Chicago
Illinois, November 29 through December 5, 1993.