Monday, November 13, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Cruelty

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

Mater crudelitatis ira.

Wrath is the mother of cruelty.





Sunday, November 12, 2017

Latin LOLCat: The Stars

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

Sic itur ad astra

This is how you reach the stars.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Wisdom

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog. And yes, the Latin word gubernator is where we get English words like governor, government, etc. More about that at etymonline.com.

Sapientia gubernator navis.

Wisdom is the ship's navigator.


Friday, November 10, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Letters

Here is today's Latin LOLCat: The saying normally refers to the way that a distant friend can become present to you by means of a letter (or, in the modern world, by a text message or email or phone call). For this poor cat, though, Scrabble letters have conjured up an absent.... d-o-g. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Litteris absentes videmus.

By means of letters we see those who are absent.


Thursday, November 9, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Two Can

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The Latin word nihil, "nothing," can be seen in the English words "nihilism" and "annilate." If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Unus nihil, duo plurimum possunt.

One can do nothing; two can do many things.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Heavenly

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. The words are a motto of the Bowie family (you can also find it spelled coelestia sequor). If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Caelestia sequor.

I pursue heavenly things.


Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Seeking and Finding

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

Qui quaerit, invenit.

He who seeks, finds.