Mr. Ed.

Is to make an ass of oneself derived from Apuleius?

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/sep/06/shakespeare-language-not-original-david-mcinnis-claim-oed-bias

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Golden_Ass

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Lucius-Apuleius

http://www.lrfredericks.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/The-Golden-Ass.pdf

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