ne plus ultra






This was April 13 Word of the Day:


ne plus ul·tra    [ne ploos ool-trah; Eng. nee pluhs uhl-truh,ney]

1. the highest point; acme.
2. the most intense degree of a quality or state.


Word Origin & History

ne plus ultra 
“utmost limit to which one can go,” 1638, from L., lit. “no more beyond,” traditionally inscribed on the Pillars of Hercules.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper 
Fascinating history which you can find here. But I basically took focused on the origin and history of the word and added a slight humor to the sketch. Here Hercules inscribes this word onto small Ionic column somehow with an arrow…

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