Cum loquor, una mihi peccatur littera; nam te
pe-dico semper blaesaque lingua mihi est.
Oft in my speech one letter is lost; for Predicate always
Pedicate I pronounce. Reason--a trip of the tongue!
Whenever I speak, one word slips me; for, talking with a lisp, I always say instead of praedico, paedico!
[1. Which he held in his hand.
2. Instead of saying 'praedico', meaning 'I warn you not to trespass', he lisps and says 'paedico', meaning 'I am sodomising you'.]