"What are you carrying under your toga?"

This phrase made people in my Latin class crack up when they saw it in the textbook. The phrase occured in a story titled "A Young Roman Hero", about a boy carrying a secret message for the emperor who was mugged and killed by a group of young street toughs. Before the mugging he was accosted by a lady who asked him, "Where are you going, little boy? Would you like to come to my house? I have no children of my own." The lady's speech also caused a good deal of laughter.

The teacher says she had a student who never got over it.

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