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From science fiction writer Maureen
McHugh
on SFF.net, here are a list of handy Latin phrases:

Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat.
It's not the heat, it's the humidity.

Di! Ecce hora! Uxor mea me necabit! God, look at the time! My wife will kill me!

Estne volumen in toga, an solum tibi libet me videre? Is that a scroll in your toga, or are you just happy to see me?

Cum catapultae proscriptae erunt tum soli proscript catapultas habebunt. When catapults are outlawed, only outlaws will have catapults.

Lex clavatoris designati rescindenda est. The designated hitter rule has got to go.

Te audire no possum. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure. I can't hear you. I have a banana in my ear.

Sentio aliquos togatos contra me conspirare. I think some people in togas are plotting against me.

Antiquis temporibus, nati tibi similes in rupibus ventosissimis exponebantur ad necem. In the good old days, children like you were left to perish on windswept crags.

Caesar si viveret, ad remum dareris. If Caesar were alive, you'd be chained to an oar.

Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari? How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione. I'm not interested in your dopey religious cult.

(At a poetry reading) Nullo metro compositum est. It doesn't rhyme.

Non curo. Si metrum non habet, non est poema. I don't care. If it doesn't rhyme, it isn't a poem.

Quomodo cogis comas tuas sic videri? How do you get your hair to do that?

Feles mala! Cur cista non uteris? Stramentum novum in ea posui. Bad kitty! Why don't you use the cat box? I put new litter in it.

Romani quidem artem amatoriam invenerunt. You know, the Romans invented the art of love.

(At a barbeque) Animadvertistine, ubicumque stes, fumum recta in faciem ferri? Ever noticed how wherever you stand, the smoke goes right into your face?

Neutiquam erro. I am not lost.

Hocine bibo aut in eum digitos insero? Do I drink this or stick my fingers in it?

Vah! Denuone Latine loquebar? Me ineptum. Interdum modo elabitur. Oh! Was I speaking Latin again? Silly me. Sometimes it just sort of slips out.

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I spoke too soon, we did eat dinner at Ryan’s. We changed our mind at
the last minute, and gorged on turkey, potatoes, sweet potatoes, okra,
mac and cheese, ham, and all the other good stuff. It being free day
today, I have to eat while the iron is hot. Tomorrow that goes away.

For fun tonight, we watched Monsters, Inc., which I
loved! What a good movie. This would be a good DVD to own, since there
is a whole second disc of extra stuff. I watched the fake bloopers and
some of the production stuff. I could see exploring the rest over time.