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August 28, 2006

Latin Phrases III

For those who object to useful Latin phrases, what can I say but: Bene, cum Latine nescias, nolo manus meas in te maculare (well, if you don't understand plain Latin, I'm not going to dirty my hands on you).

Balaenae nobis conservandae sunt!
Save the whales!

Clamo, clamatis, omnes clamamus pro glace lactis
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream

Conlige suspectos semper habitos
Round up the usual suspects

Coruscantes disci per convexa caeli volantes
Flying saucers

Credidi me felem vidisse!
I tought I taw a puddy tat!

Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt
When catapults are outlawed, only outlaws will have catapults

Cum homine de cane debeo congredi
Excuse me. I've got to see a man about a dog

Ducator meus nihil agit sine lagunculae leynidae accedunt
My calculator does not work without batteries

Estne tibi forte magna feles fulva et planissima?
Do you by chance happen to own a large, yellowish, very flat cat?

Estne volumen in toga, an solum tibi libet me videre?
Is that a scroll in your toga, or are you just happy to see me?

Fortunatus sum! Pila mea de gramine horrido modo in pratum lene recta volvit!
Isn't that lucky! My ball just rolled out of the rough and onto the fairway!

Heu! Tintinnuntius meus sonat!
Darn! There goes my beeper!

Illiud latine dici non potest
You can't say that in Latin

Nemo hic adest illius nominis
There is no one here by that name

Posted by Ozguru at August 28, 2006 12:00 PM


Illiud latine dici non potest
You can't say that in Latin....

But you just did!

Posted by: DragonFly at September 6, 2006 06:56 AM