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Textkit now has 1000 members... Congratulations Jeff!
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Side-effects of learning latin/greek

Has anyone noticed while learning one of the two languages, that their general usuage of grammar has become noticable?

For example, I sometimes find myself stoping and thinking about how I am going to write or say something. Even reading general material from different sources, I seem to find myself finding mistakes in other peoples grammar. I seem to sound more like my english teacher from way back in school.

The bad side of being ...
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Hi! I'm new, and need a little help

Hi I am new here!

Don't know much greek or latin - and would realy like to learn! :) But its a matter of time, and tons of other important stuff to learn!

Anyhow, I wondered if you could help me a little?

I'm looking for a greek or latin word for:
A person who is positive, holds positive and empowering thoughts. A positve thinker with success. ...
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New Latin/Greek words

I'm looking for a website that lists ways to translate certain modern words, like train, car, internet, website et cetera into Latin or Greek. Anyone?
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A most useful word: catatartarosis

So, I've been reading Apollodorus recently - sometimes useful when you're slogging your way through Hesiod - and I ran across a wonderful word.

katatartaro/w v.tr. to throw down into Tartarus

This could be useful in the scumbag spammer challenge:

katatartarw/qhti, w) kwlufista/!
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Succurite O Sodales (S. O. S)

Hey you all,

I think the Frensh can use our help right now. In France they are planning to stop teaching Latin and Greek in high school! We all now that would be a shame and a sign of immorality. We are all believers in the advantages of Latin and Greek, so I think we all have the moral duty to sign the following petition to keep Latin and Greek in the High School system! ...
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Grrr

Today I was skipping some lessons because they were doing some pointless careers activity. Building Windchimes I hear. I was with 2 other boys also of the same opinion. Walking down the coridoor the seriously fat annoying arrogant teacher (it has some kind of special post as a head of some age group) came past us. "Why aren't you in your lessons?"
"What's that? Yeah...we're going now" continuing to walk past the pile of flab. ...
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Arrian Anabasis Reader

Has anyone ever come across an Arrian Anabasis reader which was printed before 1923?

It would be fun to have some Greek about Alexander the Great available for reading - but I just can't find a copy anywhere.

Jeff
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Pronunciation of d'Ooge

I am using Wheelock as my main source for learning Latin and d'Ooge as a backup. As a sad person, I wondered how to correctly pronounce d'Ooge. Some phonetic help please?
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