Taken from Odyssey by Homer, specifically the part of the Sirens (from wikipedia):
"They skirted the land of the Sirens, who sang an enchanting song that normally caused passing sailors to steer toward the rocks, only to hit them and sink."
friend 2> i didn't log out nor move away from my computer since..last time you saw me.
friend 1> hmmm.. i see you're having an odyssey.
friend 2> shouldn't i be 'skirting the land of the sirens'?
friend 1> ...
friend 2> ...
friend 1> well, odyssey sounds much cooler and compact than 'skirting the land of the sirens'.