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Headword: *(upe/rou peri/trofon
Adler number: upsilon,342
Translated headword: pestle's revolution
Vetting Status: high
A proverb in reference to those doing the same things and accomplishing nothing.[1]
And a[nother] proverb: 'more naked than a pestle and a slough'.[2]
Greek Original:
*(upe/rou peri/trofon: paroimi/a e)pi\ tw=n ta\ au)ta\ poiou/ntwn kai\ mhde\ perainoume/nwn. kai\ paroimi/a: gumno/teros u(pe/rou kai\ lebhri/dos.
See already upsilon 341. The present entry has the erroneous (and untranslatable) peri/trofon.
[1] See also Zenobius 6.25 and other paroemiographers.
[2] From gamma 491.
Keywords: daily life; definition; ethics; food; imagery; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 August 2010@07:41:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (keyword, status) on 15 August 2010@11:12:30.
David Whitehead (another note) on 16 August 2010@03:14:14.
David Whitehead on 24 November 2013@05:42:56.


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