Obvious analogy to my idea. Serpents too are gluttons for woman's milk. Wind their way through miles of omnivorous forest to sucksucculent her breast dry. Like those bubblyjocular Roman matrons one reads of in Elephantuliasis. BLOOM: I am going to scream. I beg your pardon. Ah? So. Ant milks aphis. In life. In death. Who's dear Gerald? Dear Ger, that you? O dear, he is Gerald.