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(Vanity) Sunday Morning Chuckles: Latin Phrases for the Here-and-Now
Sunday May 23,'04 | submitted by Yankeedame

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.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: latin

1 posted on 05/23/2004 6:59:09 AM PDT by yankeedame
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To: Constitution Day

Pingvs Maximvs.


2 posted on 05/23/2004 7:04:40 AM PDT by martin_fierro (</pith>)
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To: yankeedame

Felicitas est parvis canis calidis. ( Spelling? )

"Happiness is a warm puppy"


3 posted on 05/23/2004 7:04:55 AM PDT by tiamat ((It's not Bush's fault.... It's the media's fault!))
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To: yankeedame
Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back" translated into Latin
4 posted on 05/23/2004 7:06:16 AM PDT by martin_fierro (</pith>)
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To: yankeedame

bumpe...


5 posted on 05/23/2004 7:08:31 AM PDT by lainde (Heads up...We're coming and we've got tongue blades...And panties!)
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To: yankeedame

suaviter in modo, fortiter in re

“Pleasantly in manner, vigorously in act”


( How every husband should be! LOL! )


6 posted on 05/23/2004 7:10:18 AM PDT by tiamat ((It's not Bush's fault.... It's the media's fault!))
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To: yankeedame

bump


7 posted on 05/23/2004 7:10:24 AM PDT by AMDG&BVMH
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To: tiamat

Here's more:

http://www.bjup.com/resources/products/latin/misc_phrases.html


8 posted on 05/23/2004 7:16:34 AM PDT by tiamat ((It's not Bush's fault.... It's the media's fault!))
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To: yankeedame
If you fail, the secretary will disavow all knowledge of your activites.

... And the janitor will swear he doesn't think you work here.

9 posted on 05/23/2004 7:20:18 AM PDT by VadeRetro
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To: martin_fierro; finnman69
Cum puella incedit minore medio corpore, sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos!
10 posted on 05/23/2004 7:50:00 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: yankeedame

And then there's the one that's on the tattoo on my right arm - "Aut Vincere Aut Mori."


11 posted on 05/23/2004 7:53:17 AM PDT by Tennessee_Bob (in time...like tears in the rain...)
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To: tiamat

Lol - and like your nick - Gilgamesh?


12 posted on 05/23/2004 8:10:54 AM PDT by txzman (Jer 23:29)
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To: txzman

txzman wrote:


Lol - and like your nick - Gilgamesh?





Thanks!


Ancient Babylonian Goddess. Started out human. Wrestled with a dragon and stole it's magic. People usually confuse the girl for the dragon.


13 posted on 05/23/2004 8:16:13 AM PDT by tiamat ("Just a Bronze-Age Gal, Trapped in a Techno-World!")
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To: yankeedame
O sibili si ergo,
fortibuses in ero.
Nobili demis trux.
Sewatis enim?
Cawsen dux !
14 posted on 05/23/2004 8:38:11 AM PDT by freebilly (Vote Kerry-- 1 Billion Muslims Can't Be Wrong....)
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To: yankeedame
See also two older books by Henry Beard (Henricus Barbatus): Latin for All Occasions, and Latin for Even More Occasions. He has a new one I haven't seen yet: X-Treme Latin: Unleash Your Inner Gladiator.

-- Fac ut gaudiam. Make my day

And one along the lines of "If catapults are outlawed..."

15 posted on 05/23/2004 8:52:53 AM PDT by omega4412 (LAtin for all)
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To: yankeedame
Semper Fiddleus

Always tinkering around.

16 posted on 05/23/2004 8:53:37 AM PDT by mikrofon (HS Latin was VERY long ago...)
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To: yankeedame

Good list - bump for making erudite-looking posters in the office.


17 posted on 05/23/2004 9:06:58 AM PDT by Moonmad27 (Imagine our country under the "leadership" of a President Kerry. Scary, isn't it?! Vote W in 04!)
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To: yankeedame

illegitimiti non comborrundum est: dont let the b*stards grind you down


18 posted on 05/23/2004 9:42:56 AM PDT by fjh (Tagline? Tagline??? What tagline?)
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To: Constitution Day

LOL, I love my tagline.


19 posted on 05/23/2004 5:35:45 PM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestus globus, inflammare animos)
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To: freebilly

Kerry's a fool. Bush is cool!

Kerry est stultus. Frutex est frigus!


20 posted on 05/23/2004 6:17:11 PM PDT by freebilly (Vote Kerry-- 1 Billion Muslims Can't Be Wrong....)
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To: yankeedame
sic frangitur crustulum.

That's the way the cookie crumbles.

(Also Haec frangitur crustulum)

21 posted on 05/23/2004 7:28:55 PM PDT by Virginia-American
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To: freebilly

See Billy see her go
Forty buses in a row
No Billy dem is trucks
see whats in them
cows n ducks


22 posted on 09/08/2004 10:42:53 PM PDT by Dsrtrse4u2
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