Tuesday, February 22, 2022


How to Respond When Someone Farts

Aristophanes, Peace 20-21 (tr. Jeffrey Henderson):
If any of you knows where I can buy an unperforated nose, please tell me!

ὑμῶν δέ γ᾽ εἴ τις οἶδ᾽ ἐμοὶ κατειπάτω,
πόθεν ἂν πριαίμην ῥῖνα μὴ τετρημένην.
Id. 38 (translation slightly modified):
That thing is filthy and smelly...

μιαρὸν τὸ χρῆμα καὶ κάκοσμον...
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