"This?" I asked, showing him a work whose pages were covered with abstruse letters. And William said, "No, that's Arabic, idiot! Bacon was right: the scholar's first duty is to learn languages!"
"But you don't know Arabic, either!" I replied, irked, to which William answered, "At least I understand when it is Arabic!" And I blushed, because I could hear Benno snickering behind my back.