Thursday, September 08, 2011

Asterix in Spain: Latin Jokes Explained

A bigger, better version of this article now appears on my new Asterix site - click the white link just above this article. The one that says 'Everything Asterix'.

The new site is extremely beautiful, by the way. It's probably going to win an award and be preserved by UNESCO.


  1. Anonymous7:06 PM

    Not 100% exact - you're right for the most part, but it's not just spectacle. He was saying as long as the people are kept relatively sufficiently fed, as well as entertained, they won't cause trouble.

  2. You're right! It's curious, but I didn't think of that. Of course the bread is an important part of the equation! Somehow I only ever gave weight to the circuses bit.


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