Posted by Aubrey Foard on March 27, 2001 at 21:27:28:
In Reply to: coaches posted by Highschooler on March 27, 2001 at 18:37:56:
Tuba translated literally in Latin means "battle trumpet". However, it is presumed that the inventor of the tuba (who's name slips my mind) did not have this is mind when he dubbed his creation. I don't think there's a solid answer.