Thunderous-Mouth-Milling and Petty-Bragging: Some Words for a Thursday


The Suda has the following anecdote which seems to be taken and altered from Diogenes Laertius or something similar. “thunderous-mouth-milling”: Eubulides says this “the eristic, asking his horn questions and discombobulating the orators with his falsely-intellectual arguments, taking with him the “thunderous-mouth-milling” of Demosthenes. Ῥομβοστωμυλήθρα: Εὐβουλίδης φησίν: οὑριστικὸς κερατίνας ἐρωτῶν καὶ ψευδαλαζόσιν λόγοις τοὺς ῥήτορας […]

Thunderous-Mouth-Milling and Petty-Bragging: Some Words for a Thursday

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