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Discussion in 'Suggestions, bugs and feedback about the site' started by oldtimer, Apr 13, 2018.

  1. oldtimer

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    That is about the most I retain of my school boy Latin so is there any chance of a translation of the pen portraits on the staff page? At the moment it looks as if several are following the practice I adopted at school of cribbing one another's homework.
     
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    It was worth saying twice :)
     
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    amamus, amatis, amant ..... :)

    Partly it's because the Boss requested that his Mods write a bit about themselves....and most of us just can't. I would hate to go for a job interview these days and have to write such soul withering things as 'personal statements'.
     
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  4. Broch

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    simplex est optima
     
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    Mesquite Anyone for sailing?

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    Shelly's info translated by Google translate


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    Mesquite Anyone for sailing?

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    The rest appear to be the same
     
  7. Sundowner

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    "Illegitimi non carborundum"
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    the full extent of my Latin
     
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  8. oldtimer

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    It's possibly a case of IN VINO VERITAS much like my double post blunder!
     
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    crosslandkelly A somewhat settled

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    Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book.

    ....apparently :)
     
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    A depressing feature of aging is the increasing awareness of how much one doesn't know combined with the realisation of the limited time available to fill the vast gaps.

    I'm beginning to grasp what Socrates meant when he saiid, "at last I know nothing." And he didn't know Latin either. Even Shakespeare claimed little Latin and less Greek. Shakespeare did, however, have an extensive knowledge of bushcraft and the natural world thanks to his childhood.

    Ah well, you live and learn, then did and forget it all.
     
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    Isn't it funny though how random passages of latin still linger in the old grey matter ?

    O me miserum, sempere labora dun funds, sempere labora in milites.....
    and I can still do the declensions and conjugations.

    No damned use nowadays whatsoever though.

    M
     
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    Ha ha, I should just write all the profiles and see what it comes out like :D
     
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    Nice65 Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Oh, you could have some fun with that. :D

    Toddy, Femina Mirabilis

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    :lmao:

    Moi ? no, I'm a wee Scottish housewife these days :)
    Nicely done on the Latin though :D

    M
     
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    A very good disguise :)
     
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    Nice65 Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Only by day M, only by day. :D
     
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    Nice65 Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    "People call Romanus, go the 'ouse?"
     

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