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Old 02-07-2010, 05:34 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Latin - It's Greek to Me!

Sunday Special - Latin - It's Greek to me ! Can you come up with the English interpretation for these commonly used Latin Phrases?

1. Semper Fidelis
2. Quid Pro Quo
3. Alma Mater
4. Carpe diem

5. Cogito ergo sum
6. Non Sequitur
7. E pluribus, unum
8. En Toto
9. Bona Fide
10. Caveat Emptor
11. Prima Facie
12. Ipso Facto
13. De Facto
14. Per Se
15. Ad Infinitum
1. Always Faithful
2. Something for something (fair exchange)
3. Nurturing mother
4. Seize the day
5. I think, therefore I am
6. It does not follow
7. From many, one
8. Entirely
9. Good faith
10. Buyer Beware
11. On the first face
12. By the Fact
13. From the Fact
14. As Such
15. Go on without Limit


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Old 02-07-2010, 10:05 AM   #2
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For never having taken latin I was surprised by how many I got right! 11-13 wrong but then those phrases always confused me when used in conversations anyway.

I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!
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Old 02-11-2010, 10:37 PM   #3
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Only missed one this time. BUT, I don think that most USA citizens should know (and many don't) that #7 is actually the motto of our country, not what a lot of others think.
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