Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Friendship

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The words are adapted from the Roman orator Cicero. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Sine amicitia vita est nulla.

There is no life without friendship.


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Ask

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The words are from the Gospel of Matthew. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Petite, et dabitur vobis.

Ask, and it will be given to you.


Monday, May 22, 2017

Latin LOLCat: To Each His Own

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. You can find these words in a poem by the Roman poet Statius. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Sua cuique voluptas.

To each his own pleasure.


Sunday, May 21, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Content

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The Latin word sors (sort-), refers to the casting of lots, so from this word we get both the English magical word "sorcery" and also the un-magical word "sort." If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Vive tua sorte contentus.

Live and be content with your lot in life.


Saturday, May 20, 2017

Latin LOLCat: I Laugh

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. It's a play, in every sense of the word, on the famous "Cogito, ergo sum" of Descartes. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Rideo, ergo sum.

I laugh, therefore I am.


Friday, May 19, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Speak Boldly

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Loquere audacter.

Speak boldly.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Hatred

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The words of Latin wisdom are from the Roman historian, Tacitus. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Acerrima proximorum odia.

Hatred is most bitter amongst those who are closest.