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Top 10 Posters

There used to be an easier function for this, but for those who are curious, the top 10 posters as of now are:

1 mariek 972
2 Episcopus 960
3 benissimus 887
4 Keesa 844
5 Emma_85 519
6 klewlis 461
7 annis 422
8 bingley 387
9 jeff 354
10 Milito 347

Mods post a lot, eh?
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Origin of Textkit?

So... whence did this name come about?
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best way to learn...

Hi there,

I'm new to this place and teaching myself languages, so I was wondering if any of you had any comments, idea, helpful hints etc

Tyr
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Introduction and announcement of a Mounce study group

First, I'd like to briefly introduce myself. I've been trying to work my way through Mounce. I love this textbook. If anybody ever said you can't write a combination devotional/language textbook, I think Mounce has proven them wrong (just as Wayne Grudem has shown you can produce a devotional systematic theology).

In January 2003 I started a free on-line study group doing Mounce. Unfortunately, due to dropoff in attendance as well as my own job ...
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Composition Books - thumbs up or thumbs down

I thought I would start off a new thread to hopefully get minds back onto more sutiable 'open board' discussions...

With the posting of North and Hillard's Latin Prose Composition my mind is once again on composition books and their current and historical use in Greek and Latin educations.

I would be curious to know more about how and where composition books are currently used in schools. I would think that from about 1885 to ...
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NEW GREEKSTUDY GROUP USING FIRST GREEK BOOK

Hi folks:

There a new group staring up (in early Feb.) on the greekstudy list (now on vlists, since the old Colorado list has been deleted). We will be using John Williams White's First Greek Book.

Some of the details have yet to be fleshed out, but I have posted some *preliminary* info on some web pages:

http://www.geocities.com/firstgreekbook/

There's info on the website about subscribing to the list if ...
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Saddam Caught

Watching the news I see that the US has caught Saddam Hussein.

One of the US spokesmen said at the beginning of his speech, "We got him". It reminded me of Cicero's speech which the orator began, "They're dead." :)
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The Latin Project

I would like to announce the opening of my website along with the first program I have created, the noun paradigm generator. By simple specifying the principle parts, the generator will construct the entire declension in all forms (and yes, it does count syllables to account for the genitive pl. 3rd declension):

Noun Paradigm Generator:
http://www.thelatinproject.z-script.net/index.php?page=generator_noun

Home page:
http://www.thelatinproject.z-script.net/

Hopefully this will be useful for someone out there. The next two projects are generators for ...
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complete SPIonic key map

hi guys, everyone typing in greek might already have a copy of something like this, but just in case, here's a list of everything in the SPIonic font:

http://www.bsw.org/fonts/SPIonic.htm

note in particular that there's 2 versions for all accents, combinations of accents, &c: one for narrow letters (like iota) and one for wide characters (like omega). so e.g. you'd always use ~, not =, over omega. also the combinations ...
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Can't contain my curiosity ;)

I am wondering how Emma_85 got a hold of my photographs she is using for her avatar. I don't mind her using them but I usually keep a low profile :lol:
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