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News article (perhaps not "news" exactly) on Latin

At the Economist

It has the usual nonsense about the clarity and purity of Latin (whatever that might mean in a language), but is an interesting light diversion.
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COPYRIGHTS- Save the whales! - uh er~ Save the Grammars!

I ran across this link today. Evidently there are forces of good working against the evil of the Sunny Bono Act. We can do something, hopefully, to gain access to a huge cache of copyrighted information if this movement picks up.

http://eldred.cc/
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how to say this

HI,

I was trying to translate a two word phrase from English to Latin. I looked up some resources and noticed that Latin is not that far off from Spanish. Anyway I need help figuring out how to translate this to Latin

Air Torus (or possibly how to say Torus of the Air, Torus made from Air...)

I found out that Air - of the air, high air is "Aerius"

Then torus is just Torus. ...
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e-BASILOPITA 2004 31-1-2004 16:00h

???????????
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Latin quote of the day

The company I work for announced layoffs in our dept last week, and we lost three people who were longtime employees with lots of experience and knowledge. I thought this quote was appropriate:

Carpe diem, quam minimum credula a postero. (Horace)

(Our dept's new theme song is Limp Bizkit's 'Break Stuff' :wink: ... I guess I should mention that we went through round 1 of layoffs 3 ...
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Latin or Greek? Hmm...

I have a simple question, which language do you think is harder, Latin or Greek? I’m sure this has been asked before so please forgive me if so.

I ask because I couldn’t restrain myself anymore the other day and I opened up A Greek Primer and read the first chapter. First there was the beginner’s hurdle: the alphabet. I didn’t have too much trouble with that because I have had past experience, and then ...
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on hagel's homeric singing again

hi guys,

just letting u know that, if u listen to the clips on the homeric singing site (http://www.oeaw.ac.at/kal/sh/) and u can't work out what the first line is, it's

a1rxeo Mou~sa ge/lwtoj o4j a)qana/toisin e0nw~rto

in the Realplayer clip, and

a1rxeo Mou~sa ge/lwtoj o4j a)qana/toisin e0tu/xqh

in the MP3 clip. they mean

Begin, Muse, of the laughter that rose among the undying

(stefan just emailed me the variant ...
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Textkit Server

Hi everyone,

I apologize for any technical problems. Texktit is now running on a new and more powerful server. There were a few glitches with the move, but I think I have them all fixed now.

Please let me know if you're having any problems with the site.

thanks!

jeff
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greek mythology

can anyone when recommend a good book that covers all the greek myths? they're starting to confuse me...!
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Sanskrit on TextKit?

Hello,
Is anyone here interested in learning Sanskrit? I myself would like to do so once I have reached competency in Latin and Greek.

Are there any plans to include Sanskrit books on Textkit?
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