Sunday, November 16, 2008

Ancient Greek Literature

There exists a book from ancient Greece. This book is not a treatise on philosophy or government, but rather a collection of jokes of the time. One joke resembles a certain famous Monty Python Sketch involving a dead parrot. It is about a man who, having purchased a slave, returns to the slaver complaining that his slave has died. The slaver's response is, "By the Gods, when he was with me, he never did any such thing!"
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