Epigram 11.241

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τὸ στόμα χὠ πρωκτὸς ταὐτόν, Θεόδωρε, σοῦ ὄζει,
ὥστε διαγνῶναι τοῖς φυσικοῖς καλὸν ἦν.
ἦ γράψαι σε ἔδει ποῖον στόμα, ποῖον ὁ πρωκτός.
νῦν δὲ λαλοῦντός σου βδεῖν ς1᾽ ἐνόμιζον ἐγώ.

— Paton edition

Your mouth and your breech, Theodorus, smell the same, so that it would be a famous task for men of science to distinguish them. You ought really to write on a label which is your mouth and which your breech, but now when you speak I think you break wind.

— Paton edition

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τὸ στόμα χὠ πρωκτὸς ταὐτόν , Θεόδωρε , σοῦ ὄζει ,
ὥστε διαγνῶναι τοῖς φυσικοῖς καλὸν ἦν .
γράψαι σε ἔδει ποῖον στόμα , ποῖον πρωκτός .
νῦν δὲ λαλοῦντός σου βδεῖν ς ἐνόμιζον ἐγώ .

Your mouth and your breech , Theodorus , smell the same , so that it would be a famous task for men of science to distinguish them . You ought really to write on a label which is your mouth and which your breech , but now when you speak I think you break wind .

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