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Re: CHAT: Latin (Re: Welcome Theodore Kloba)

From:Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>
Date:Friday, October 15, 1999, 20:45
> Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 19:14:11 +0200 > From: Irina Rempt-Drijfhout <ira@...>
> On Fri, 15 Oct 1999, Paul Bennett wrote: > > Praeterea censeo Carthaginem esse delendam. > > Hoc ille! (Though I think that whoever used to say it used to say > "ceterum", not "praeterea")
He probably said both, since according to the legend he (Cato the Elder?) ended every speech he gave in the Senate with words to that effect... and it would be bad style to say it the same way all the time. Lars Mathiesen (U of Copenhagen CS Dep) <thorinn@...> (Humour NOT marked)