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Sunday, August 21, 2005

Injurious Exhalations

My friend Michael Gilleland at Laudator Temporis Acti has a hilarious yet extremely learned piece on the fart in Latin. Where else will you have bodily functions, history and etymology "yoked by violence together" ?

Bonus for those who can identify the last quote. J, that doesn't include you :)


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