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PostHominem Te Memento...and an Arabic Saying (Henry Levin, USA, 01/14/17 2:05 pm)
There is an old Arab expression:
The world is like a prickly pear. One day it is in the palm of your hand, next day, up your ass.
JE comments: This indisputable wisdom is Hank Levin's response to John Heelan and the imminent Trump inauguration. This Latin Americanist is puzzled, however. If the prickly pear (tuna in Spanish) is a New World fruit, how can it have inspired an Arabic expression?
It's shaping up to be an ass-inine day. Next: Tim Brown.