Hegelochus

Hegelochus

In 408 B.C., a poet named Sannyrion playing a role mispronounced a word. Instead of saying “after the storm, I see again a calm sea,” he accidentally said, “after the storm, I see again a weasel.” This mistake was so mocked by other Ancient Greeks that over two millennia later we still know his name.

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