Friday, March 29, 2013

A Medieval Latin Proverb

Thesaurus Proverbiorum Medii Aevi, ed. Samuel Singer, Vol. 4 (Berlin: de Gruyter, 1997), p. 131 (my translation):
Twelve farts are equivalent to one turd.

Duodecim bombi faciunt unum strontum.

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