Skip to comments.(Vanity) Sunday Morning Chuckles: Latin Phrases for the Here-and-Now
Posted on 05/23/2004 6:59:08 AM PDT by yankeedame
(Gang, what you see is what I recieved from the friend of a friend kind of person. So if the Latin isn't exactly...well, "Latin" ... remember --as our liberal friends would say-- it's the intention that counts! [grin] -- YD.)
-Pecunia in arbotis non cresat Money doesn't grow on trees.
-Sane ego te vocavi. Forsitan capedictum tuum desit. I did call. Maybe your answering machine is broken.
-Ne feceris ut ridram Don't make me laugh.
-Te precor dulcissime supplex! Pretty please with a cherry on top!
-Fac ut nemo me vocet Hold my calls
-Ita erat quando hic adveni It was that way when I got here.
-Caro putridas es! You're dead meat!
-Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum Garbage in, garbage out.
-Non gradus anus Rodentum Not worth a rat's a%%.
-Canis menus id comedit My dog ate it.
-Omnes lagani pistrinae gelate male supiunt. All frozen pizza taste lousy.
-Percriptio in manibus tabellariorum est. The check is in the mail.
-Si fallatis officium, quaestor infitias eat se quicquam scire de factis vestris If you fail, the secretary will disavow all knowledge of your activites.
-Eheu, litteras istas reperire non possum. Unfortunately, I can't find those particular papers.
Isso fede This stinks
-Da mihi sis cervisiam dilutam I'll have a light beer
-Verves tui similes pro ientaculo mihi appositi sunt. I have jerks like you for breakfast.
-Dic mihi solum facta, domina Just the facts, ma'am
-Noli me vocate. Ego te vocabo. Don't call me. I'll call you.
-Ut humiliter opinor In my humble opinion
-Heus, hic nos omnes in agmine sunt! Hey, we're all in line here!
-Aspic, officio fungeris sine spe honoris amplioris Face it, you're stuck in a dead end job.
-Semper Letteris Mandate Always get it in writing
Sona si latine loqueris Honk if you speak Latin
-Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incammodate. It's not the heat, it's the humidity
-Certe, toto, sentio non in kansas non iam adesse You know, toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.
-Fac ist vivas! Get a life!
-Raptus regaliter Royally screwed
-Non, mihi ignosce, credo me insequentem esse No, excuse me, I believe I'm next.
-Nihil cure de ista tua stulta superstitione I'm not interested in your dopey religious cult
-Quid quid Latino dictum sit, altum videtur Anything said in Latin sounds profound.
Felicitas est parvis canis calidis. ( Spelling? )
"Happiness is a warm puppy"
suaviter in modo, fortiter in re
Pleasantly in manner, vigorously in act
( How every husband should be! LOL! )
... And the janitor will swear he doesn't think you work here.
And then there's the one that's on the tattoo on my right arm - "Aut Vincere Aut Mori."
Lol - and like your nick - Gilgamesh?
Lol - and like your nick - Gilgamesh?
-- Fac ut gaudiam. Make my day
And one along the lines of "If catapults are outlawed..."
Always tinkering around.
Good list - bump for making erudite-looking posters in the office.
illegitimiti non comborrundum est: dont let the b*stards grind you down
LOL, I love my tagline.
Kerry's a fool. Bush is cool!
Kerry est stultus. Frutex est frigus!
That's the way the cookie crumbles.
(Also Haec frangitur crustulum)
See Billy see her go
Forty buses in a row
No Billy dem is trucks
see whats in them
cows n ducks
Note: this topic is from 05/23/2004. Thanks yankeedame.
Grab 'em by the balls
And their hearts and minds will follow
Courtesy of G. Gordon Liddy
Cogito, ergo FReepum
I think, therefore I FReep
LOL. Years ago, one of my father’s students gave him a tee shirt with a Latin saying on it. He was so proud of it and wore it everywhere. When I came to visit, knowing that I had taken four years of high school Latin, he asked me to translate it. He was much chagrined to find that it was a pun! Numquam ubi sub ubi= Never wear underwear!
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