Nihil ago, ludos specto.

Vero, vero.

I was listening to an old Siouxsie and the Banshees song. It is about the Vesuvius catastrophe at Pompeii. Amazing how much education I received from listening to that band.

Water was running, children were running
You were running out of time
Under the mountain, a golden fountain
Were you praying at the Lares shrine?
But oh your city lies in dust, my friend

We found you hiding -- we found you lying
Choking on the dirt and sand
Your former glories and all the stories
Dragged and washed with eager hands
But oh your city lies in dust, my friend

Hot and burning -- in your nostrils
Pouring down your gaping mouth
Your molten bodies -- blanket of cinders
Caught in the throes...
And oh your city lies in dust

Alexander listened to the song. "Pompeii had those symbols!" [giggle, giggle]

Nothing. Watching the game.
True, true.

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