Funny things in ancient literature

Josh over at his new Son of the Fathers blog has tagged me in his meme: A Meme: Funniest things in ancient literature.

Well, the funniest thing that I’ve read recently was 1 Samuel 13:13 (discussed here):

καὶ εἶπεν Σαμουηλ πρὸς Σαουλ Μεματαίωταί σοι

Which comes out relatively close to something like:

And Samuel said, ‘That was a really stupid move you’ve just made.’

Or perhaps:

And Samuel said, ‘Wow, Saul, you really blew it this time.’

Or what about:

And Samuel said, ‘Way to go, Einstein. You’ve just lost your crown.’

Now I don’t think Samuel’s words are really that overblown, but imagining is half the fun!

Let’s see if we can get something funny out of Bryan and Rico.

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