Wednesday 27 February 2008


And now we must pause in these postings while I go and look for the second disc—it seems to have wandered away. I don't know how long it'll take to turn up, though. In the meantime, here's a gem I spotted on the Ship of Fools site:
An undergraduate proudly told Benjamin Jowett, the great 19th Century Classicist that he was an agnostic. Jowett replied "Young man, in this university we speak Latin not Greek, so when speaking of yourself in that way, use the word ignoramus".

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