Lucus Eques wrote:What is god's name are "lunibus" ?? Is that from the Spanish lunes??
ethttp://community.nytimes.com/article/co ... permid=253 wrote:For those whose Latin is a bit rusty, here's a translation, whose fidelity to Dowd's original is not much greater than hers to proper Latin usage. Yes, of course it's better in the original
http://mojohotel.blogspot.com/ wrote:I'll try to fill in the restâ€¦without resorting to my Latin dictionary!...Maybe someone out there can clean it up for me.
OED wrote:g. the penny dropped and variants: a situation or statement has at last been understood; a person has reacted belatedly.
Originally used with allusion to the mechanism of a penny-in-the-slot machine.