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[46] I might quote other collocations of words which are liable to the same objection, but to discuss them in detail would be to fall into that very fault which I have just said should be avoided. A similar offence against modesty may be caused by the division of words, as, for example, by the use of the nominative of intercapedinis.1

1 interccapedo, of which the last two syllables might give rise to unseemly laughter; pedo = “break wind.”

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