one of the oldest jokes in the book
Καππαδόκην ποτ’ ἔχιδνα κακὴ δάκεν, ἀλλὰ καὶ αὐτὴ // κάτθανε γευσαμένη αἵματος ἰοβόλου.
A nasty asp once bit a Cappadocian girl; one taste of her arrow-slinging blood, though, and the snake died.
—Demodocus (III; 4 B. & D.)
Epigrammata Graeca (ed. Page)