Knowing Latin can be downright cool sometimes! Here are my reasons why:
1) Knowing Latin is the mark of an educated person. Knowledge of Latin conveys intellect more than perhaps any other foreign language (although Greek may be a close match).
2) The etymology/roots of dozens if not hundreds of English words or phrases is extremely obvious to you. Similarly, many words from the more errudite sectors of English vocabulary are practically self-explanatory.
3) Even ...