Let's Keep Latin alive!

"... We absolutely insist on enjoying life" (p. 132, Alcoholics Anonymous). Here's the forum for fun and frivolity. Enjoy!
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Let's Keep Latin alive!

Post by MommyFish » Fri Aug 19, 2005 1:24 am

LOL - and this is for Russell - My own personal Woodchuck:

Slightly Less Common Latin Phrases

Vacca foeda : Stupid cow

Die dulci fruere : Have a nice day

Mihi ignosce. Cum homine de cane debeo congredi : Excuse me. I've got to see a man about a dog

Raptus regaliter : Royally screwed

Si hoc signum legere potes, operis boni in rebus Latinus alacribus et fructuosis potiri potes! : If you can read this sign, you can get a good job in the fast-paced, high-paying world of Latin!

Sona si Latine loqueris : Honk if you speak Latin

Ne auderis delere orbem rigidum meum! : Don't you dare erase my hard disk!

Catapultam habeo. Nisi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane mittam : I have a catapult. Give me all the money, or I will fling an enormous rock at your head.

Gramen artificiosum odi : I hate Astroturf.

Furnulum pani nolo : I don't want a toaster.

Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare : I think some people in togas are plotting against me.

Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione : I'm not interested in your dopey religious cult.

Noli me vocare, ego te vocabo : Don't call me, I'll call you.

Cave ne ante ullas catapultas ambules : If I were you, I wouldn't walk in front of any catapults.

Canis meus id comedit : My dog ate it.

Illiud Latine dici non potest : You can't say that in Latin.

Vidistine nuper imagines moventes bonas? : Seen any good movies lately?

Nullo metro compositum est : It doesn't rhyme.

Non curo. Si metrum non habet, non est poema : I don't care. If it doesn't rhyme, it isn't a poem.

Fac ut gaudeam : Make my day.

Braccae illae virides cum subucula rosea et tunica Caledonia-quam elenganter concinnatur! : Those green pants go so well with that pink shirt and the plaid jacket!

Visne saltare? Viam Latam Fungosam scio : Do you want to dance? I know the Funky Broadway.

Re vera, potas bene : Say, you sure are drinking a lot.

Utinam barbari spatium proprium tuum invadant! : May barbarians invade your personal space!

Utinam coniurati te in foro interficiant! : May conspirators assassinate you in the mall!

Utinam logica falsa tuam philosophiam totam suffodiant! : May faulty logic undermine your entire philosophy!

Radix lecti : Couch potato

Quo signo nata es? : What's your sign?

Romani quidem artem amatoriam invenerunt : You know, the Romans invented the art of love.

O! Plus! Perge! Aio! Hui! Hem! : Oh! More! Go on! Yes! Ooh! Ummm!

Spero nos familiares mansuros : I hope we'll still be friends.

Mellita, domi adsum : Honey, I'm home.

Tam exanimis quam tunica nehru fio : I am as dead as the nehru jacket.

Ventis secundis, tene cursum : Go with the flow.

Totum dependeat : Let it all hang out.

Te precor dulcissime supplex! : Pretty please with a cherry on top!

Magister Mundi sum! :I am the Master of the Universe!

Fac me cocleario vomere! : Gag me with a spoon!

Te audire no possum. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure : I can't hear you. I have a banana in my ear.

Estne volumen in toga, an solum tibi libet me videre? : Is that a scroll in your toga, or are you just happy to see me?

Prehende uxorem meam, sis! : Take my wife, please!

Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari? : How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

Nihil est--in vita priore ego imperator Romanus fui : That's nothing--in a previous life I was a Roman Emperor.

Aio, quantitas magna frumentorum est : Yes, that is a very large amount of corn.

Recedite, plebes! Gero rem imperialem! : Stand aside plebians! I am on imperial business.

Oblitus sum perpolire clepsydras! : I forgot to polish the clocks!

Vescere bracis meis : Eat my shorts.

Sic faciunt omnes : Everyone is doing it.

Fac ut vivas : Get a life.

Anulos qui animum ostendunt omnes gestemus! : Let's all wear mood rings!

Insula Gilliganis : Gilligan's Island
Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari?

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