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by ferrous
Sat Apr 09, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: Learning Latin
Topic: Capitalization in Latin
Replies: 6
Views: 20537

Capitalization in Latin

I was speaking with someone I knew earlier, and they mentioned that capitalization in Latin changes the meaning - that, for instance, "optima" with the first letter capitalized means "optimist" instead of what the Unicorn dictionary defines it as: the superlative form of "bonus, bona, bonum". I ask ...
by ferrous
Tue Apr 05, 2011 10:18 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: German textbooks?
Replies: 5
Views: 6290

Re: German textbooks?

Thank you both! Those resources look very helpful, and I'll try to grab a few of the books. My primary interest is in reading and writing, but I won't turn down an opportunity to learn how to speak as well, and I've found that listening to audio courses tend to help me more than staring at text. :p ...
by ferrous
Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: German textbooks?
Replies: 5
Views: 6290

German textbooks?

I apologize for the off-topicness, but I find myself with an interest in German of late, and since the only German speakers I know are native ones, I'm forced to turn to Textkit for advice. I'm assuming that at least some Textkit members study German? Does anyone know of good textbooks and resources...
by ferrous
Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:25 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Personality Types
Replies: 23
Views: 13131

Re: Personality Types

I'm not sure how accurate my own MBTI type is, since I always have somewhat ambiguous scores and trouble answering the questions accurately. But, I've received ISTP as a result several times now, and the description seems to fit well enough.
by ferrous
Mon Mar 21, 2011 11:21 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)
Replies: 625
Views: 219123

Re: New Members Introduction Thread (New Users Post Here!)

Salvete. I'm Ferrous, and I'm attempting again to teach myself Latin after moving away from it for a few months since recent events in my life have proven that I shouldn't just wait until I can take a Latin course. I'm going to continue using Wheelock's and maybe Lingua Latina, though LL bored me th...