Ludicrous Latin: EGO operor non vado vultus pro perturbo. Perturbo usitas reperio mihi.

“I don’t go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me.”

History Schmistory: July 26. Mi Vidi Vi!

1887: Unua Libro  is published, detailing the language of Esperanto, Now spoken in over 100 countries. Who knew? …I sure didn’t.
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By skanita en privata biblioteko de P.Fiŝo (Wikipedia/eo) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fun Fact: Esperanto was the brain child of Dr. Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof and was designed as a ‘universal language’ that would help foster global connections and communication. Unfortunately it was not the success Zamenhof had hoped. Today only 10,000, in the whole world, speak it fluently. Commiseration’s Dr. Z

Ludicrous Latins: Nullo metro compositum est

It doesn’t rhyme.

Demi Lovato & Eminem MANIP by Leticia Lima, licensed under CC BY 2.0

Demi Lovato & Eminem MANIP by Leticia Lima, licensed under CC BY 2.0

Ludicrous Latin: Postatem obscuri lateris nescitis

You do not know the power of the dark side.

History Schmistory, July 15: Roc-King Out!

1799 – The Rosetta Stone was found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign. It unfortunately did not give them the ability learn a new language online. It did however have three different languages written on it (Greek, Demotic & Hieroglyphic!)

 

Before internet was invented...

Before internet was invented…

History Schmistory, July 9: Hear Yee, Hear Yee! Yo, LISTEN UP!

1776 – Declaration of Independence was read to George Washington’s troops in New York. I am sure some must have wondered why they were still following the leader after they were told they were free.  After all, they now had the unalienable right to life which war could take away.

Washington and Lafayette look over the troops at Valley Forge. [public domain]

Washington and Lafayette look over the troops at Valley Forge. [public domain]

Ludicrous Latin: Quone modo nunc, fulve bos?

How now, brown cow?

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Ludicrous Latin:Quomodo cogis comas tuas sic videri?

How do you get your hair to do that?

 

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Ludicrous Latin: Frena pro feris teneo

I brake for animals.

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Ludicrous Latin: Sic faciunt omnes

Everyone is doing it.

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