Ab ovo usque ad malaFrom the egg up to the apples(I.e., from start to finish, akin to “From soup to
Horace, Satires 1.3.6
This proverb is a nice way to lock in the ablative singular neuter form (following the preposition a/ab), as well as the valuable phrase "usque ad," meaning, "up to." (From which comes French jusqu'à and Spanish hasta.
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