Man, and I thought the New Testament was whack. . . .
Don’t you remember the myth, Justin, how Zeus in the form of a golden shower descends upon the virgin daughter of King Argos, Danaë, from whom Perseus then subsequently issues forth?
A "golden shower"? Wow.
Thanks to Messrs. Merriam and Webster for capturing for posterity what most folks, except maybe this author, seem to know:
Main Entry:golden shower
: the act of urinating on another person usually as part of a sex act
The proofs I worked on arrived at the press on June 17, and the following email exchange ensued, with the title, "Zeus & Danaë, per Klimt."