Posts Tagged ‘Achilles’

Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s weak point or Achilles’ heel is ironically Achilles tendinitis !

November 24, 2010

Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin‘s weak point or Achilles’ heel is ironically Achilles tendinitis ! Please read my earlier posting for the difference between, “Achilles’ heel and Achilles tendon”

Read this from the Star: Muhyiddin cancels visit to S’wak

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has cancelled a visit to Sarawak scheduled for yesterday and today because of tendonitis, an inflammation of the tendon of the heel.

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Achilles’ heel and Achilles tendon from Wikipedia

April 24, 2010

Statue of Achilles thniskon (dying) at the

Corfu Achilleion.

An Achilles’ heel is a deadly weakness in spite of overall strength, that can actually or potentially lead to downfall. While the mythological origin refers to a physical vulnerability, metaphorical references to other attributes or qualities that can lead to downfall are common. 

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