Sunday, November 23, 2008

Supercilia and Other Goods: Polly Walker

Londoner Polly Walker played Julius Caesar's niece on the HBO series Rome. She no doubt would have had to know the word "supercilium" had she lived in Rome for real – it means eyebrow in Latin.

But as you can see, it would take more words than that to do justicia to her descriptio.

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