You never did offer a translation of this one, and I think I can understand
>Another name comes to mind, and to quote a famous literary figure - "I'm not
>making this up." When I was born, on a Sunday morning, the doctor asked my
>Mother, who was still groggy as a result of the gas they used for anesthesia
>in those days,
> "So what are you going to name him, 'Sunday Smelser'?"
>My mother replied, that, no, she was going to name me "Theophilus".
> "Why" the doctored asked, "are you going to name him 'Theophilus'?"
>To which my mother replied, "Because it's The Awfulest looking baby I ever
ROTFL! (Is there anyone who doesn't know the anagram for "Rolling on the
floor laughing"--I explain it only to avoid having to later).
Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
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