Veni, vidi, et obliti enim veni.

I came, I saw, and I forgot why I came here.

A joke from Macrobius' "Saturnalia", ca. 5th century

Hereupon Evangelus said: 'Servilius Geminus happened to be dining at the home of Lucius Mallius, then considered the best painter in Rome, when he saw Mallius' two ugly sons: "You don't make children," he said, "the way you make pictures." "That," said Mallius, "is because I make children in the dar...

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