Whoever reads Plautus’ plays will undoubtedly run into the fascinating expression alicui os sublinere. It’s that typical idiom where knowing each word of the sentence doesn’t mean that you can actually understand it. In this video, you’ll learn about this fun expression’s origin, meaning, and use in the literature.
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Video in Latin
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