I think the ancients would have been kinder about a fellow who takes his name from a part of his body. (Literature students should note that for “The Situation” to share his sobriquet with his pecs and abs is a useful example of synecdoche, and gives you a chance to mention Jersey Shore in your [...]
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What is the Latin for Guido? It’s Gaius, surely; and Gaia for Guidette. Just enjoy the gravitas for a moment. Beyond that, it’s hard to think of what the Romans would make of Jersey Shore. Hmm. Cicero didn’t like women getting drunk – he thought it made them look rustic. Ovid on the other hand [...]