Lacunae. Bane to the existence of anyone who studies the ancient world (or any other world that involves the reading of “elderly” manuscripts and inscriptions.) 1,000 more words
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Today, a Mystery Monday guest post from Rayna Andrews, who works for the Gotham Book Mart Project at Penn Libraries. The Gotham Book Mart was a famous New York City bookstore from 1920-2007, and when it closed the thousands of books in its inventory came to Penn, where catalogers have been finding treasures great and small among the books. 346 more words
Opinions are just a human saying – I know more than you do.
They are the cursed syllables and mixed letters that are the formation of verbal vomit to the unassuming who don’t have the time to counter with an intelligent or dynamic response because they are quietly thinking… 127 more words
☩ μὴ θεόμαχος νήων. ☩
☩ ἀσβολόθη ὁ ῥονχάζων. ☩
Let the snorter / be covered in soot!
[MAMA X, 330=PH 269278]
Games of chance are never a silent endeavor; however, Romans found it rather uncouth to snort when Fortune was not on your side. 908 more words