Monthly Archives: May 2016

“Two Ears, One Mouth”: Hunting a Proverb from Zeno to Paul’s Mom

Originally posted on SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE:
On using twitter and the internet to trace the history of a cherished proverb; or, on the birth of a t-shirt. Last fall, I noticed the Paul Holdengraber‘s 7-word autobiography from brainpickings.org.: “Mother always said:…

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