Annotations to James Joyce's Ulysses/Eumaeus/607
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sic (Latin) thus. In English, sic is used when quoting to indicate that an error has been reproduced verbatim from the original and is not a transcription error. Here the narrator (Bloom?) uses sic to make it clear that met him pike hoses is Molly's error for metempsychosis, not his.