Just say it in Latin.

Just say it in Latin.

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    Just say it in Latin.

    It sounds so . . . distinguished.


    Age. Fac ut gaudeam.
    Go ahead. Make my day.

    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.

    Cum catapultae proscriptae erat, tum soli proscript catapultas habeunt.
    If catapaults are outlawed, then only outlaws will only have catapaults.

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

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

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

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

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

    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!

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

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

    Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat.
    It's not the heat, it's the humidity.

    Gramen artificiosum odi.
    I hate Astroturf.

    Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est.
    The designated hitter rule has got to go.

    Walmart. Semper.
    Wal-mart. Always.

    Huc accedit Zambonis!
    Here comes the Zamboni!

    Certe, toto, sentio nos in kansate non iam adesse.
    You know, Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.

    Brevior saltare cum deformibus mulieribus est vita.
    Life is too short to dance with ugly women.

    Brevior saltare cum deformibus viris est vita.
    Life is too short to dance with ugly men.

    Si fractum non sit, noli id reficere!
    If it ain't broke, don't fix it!

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

    Cogito, ergo sum.
    I think, therefore I am.

    Cogito sumere potum alterum.
    I think I'll have another drink.
    Cheers,
    Rod
    "We're paratroopers. We're supposed to be surrounded!" Dick Winters


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    Oooooooookay....

    Someone had a little too much time on their hands.


    But I must admit, I needed the laugh.

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    I guess this is all one would need for a bar in Rome.

    rodc13, I guess you're retired?
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    Seems someone found an online translator.

    The military uses Latin all the time, make sure your language is built to mil-spec standards
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    My favorite one would probably be:
    "Commodo obduco beer"
    (Please pass the beer)

    ...and note my signature as well!
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    When in Rome....
    "I do not love the bright sword for it's sharpness, nor the arrow for it's swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend" J.R.R. Tolkien

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aaron4_6 View Post
    When in Rome....
    Shoot Roman candles . . .
    Cheers,
    Rod
    "We're paratroopers. We're supposed to be surrounded!" Dick Winters

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    Well my favorite is my sing, (The English is not a translation of the latin phrase)
    A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.

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