Grammatical Humor

Palladas once more (A.P. 9.489):

Γραμματικοῦ θυγάτηρ ἔτεκεν φιλότητι μιγεῖσα
    παιδίον ἀρσενικόν, θηλυκόν, οὐδέτερον.

A grammarian’s daughter, having known a man, gave birth to a child which was masculine, feminine, and neuter.

(translated by W. R. Paton)

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