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Re: Splintered Light (was Re: Steg's wonderful .sig)

From:Boudewijn Rempt <bsarempt@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 10, 1999, 19:17
On Tue, 9 Nov 1999, John Cowan wrote:

> Boudewijn Rempt wrote: > > > O tempora, o mores... (Not counting the > > first confused moment when I read Legos ;-). > > Tempora mutantur, as I said to the man bewailing the near-abandonment > of Latin teaching in the U.S., nos et mutamur in illis. >
It isn't much better in the Netherlands - more culture than language, and precious little of culture, too. I did learn a bit of Latin and Greek when I was at university, but nowadays, with kids clamouring for more Lego and ads everywhere... Boudewijn Rempt |