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Saving music downloaded with Quicktime

Ave.

If I download music that uses Quicktime, can I save it so that I don't have to download it every time that I want to listen to it?

May God pay you back with many children.
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Word order question.

I was curious as to the opinion of more experience Latinists. I sometimes strugle with word order in Latin, specifically when translating English to Latin. I know that the word order doesn't mean much except when something needs to be emphasized. I was thinking of ignoring (for now) the correct word order and composing my Latin sentences with the English word order.

Good idea or bad idea? What do you think?

Rhuiden
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usergroups

What are usergroups?
Apparently I am a member of a usergroup of which trolli is the moderator.
I remember registering as member of Textkit but not to any specific usergroup.
Anyone know what they are about?
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Who's up for a little pseudo-epigraphy?

I don't know how many of you have seen the (delightful) movie The Incredibles, but if you have the DVD, take the time to take a close look at about 45 minutes into Chapter 10, where Mr. Incredible is at the house of Edna "E" Mode (the Edith-Head-like character who steals every scene she's in).

For those of you who don't know the movie, the "E" character specializes in costume design for Superheroes. Her house ...
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Latin is Alive and Well ...

In the "Proper Pronunciation" troll, the question of the viability of Latin was not deflected.

Responding to the "Job Opportunities" thread, I mentioned that Newton's Principia Mathematica was written in Latin. As late as the 18th century, Latin was still a living language for scholarly publications.

The use of Latin by the Roman Catholic Church is not idle. See here for an example:
http://www.vatican.va/edocs/LAT0381/_INDEX.HTM
which starts here, really:
...
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Etymology

One of the many delights of studying the classics is, methinks, etymology. One needn't even be a dedicated student to enjoy that.

I think it is interesting that an a)=qlon is the concept behind athletics or that a concordance involves a cor. There are tons of interesting words.

What are your thoughts? What etymologies do you enjoy?

Cheers to all :D
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-onus

Saluete amici! Benissimus and I were discussing diminutive and augmentative suffixes, and I've actually been hard pressed to find a counterpart to the Latin diminutive "-ulus," and its variants. Italian has "-one" to augment the root word, as in "Lucone," "big Luke," or "librone," "a great big book." I have been wondering if Latin had an equivalent, but it occurred to me that it has quite the same, doesn't it? "Patronus" is from "pater," "matrona," ...
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copyright infringement issues about using Wheelock material?

To Whomever might know--
There is a new Wheelock mailbox, for which I am very grateful to William Annis and others, however, what are the copyright infringement issues as far as using Wheelock material? Everything else used here is in the public domain, but HarperCollins owns Wheelock. Is the "mailbox" free from these concerns, since it is not an "official" group as such? Please post replies or contact me at:

christophershelt@netscape.com ...
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Oxford Latin Dictionary on CD-ROM

This news is making the rounds on the Classics listservs, so I thought I'd post it here, too. Disclosure: I work for Logos Research Systems, so I have an interest in the success of this project. But I think anyone who studies Latin can see the value in having an electronic edition of this inestimable reference work. :)

Logos Research Systems Announces Project to Digitize Oxford Latin ...
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Noli

Quick question: is the negative imperative always formed with "noli" or "nolite" and then the infinitive? e.g., noli abire! "don't go!" Is it ever formed with simply "non"? : non abi!

Gratias uobis mille ago.
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