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Lectrix, doctrix, plicatrix. They told me that the Classics never go out of style, but they do, they do. gratianobiscum@gmail.com

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@JackGMitchell @ArmandDAngour @PeterGainsford homo (si pro vero homo) qui haec discipulus ludi scripserit: https://t.co/ZeQYwi4PPv @ArmandDAngour @JackGMitchell @PeterGainsford Et Knox insignis iambice (typis date veniam): https://t.co/xoK7jZravo @ArmandDAngour @JackGMitchell @PeterGainsford In alcaicos retorsit Strugnell: https://t.co/Pll5cPSuJp @ArmandDAngour @JackGMitchell @PeterGainsford et Taetriferociter Carruthers: https://t.co/wouDUGjCTP @ArmandDAngour @JackGMitchell @PeterGainsford calloo callide Watson: https://t.co/pHYdwPFxVV @ArmandDAngour @JackGMitchell @PeterGainsford Optime omnium Vansittart (scholiis non hic adiunctis): https://t.co/Hn4HaqQIrE @ArmandDAngour @JackGMitchell @PeterGainsford Slythaeia ut ionicus a maiore. (Cave perperam pro care 👍 ex cavendum… https://t.co/VgTEyOLeKD
11/11
2020
Farewell, then, Twitter: an interesting experience to peer in here during Half Term, but palpably too depressing to stay. 😬 GWell, the week's now swung round and, with the return of #universitychallenge , I'll bring this pointless project t… https://t.co/f1LL1BCpFC @rogueclassicist Any help from #orphicexperts with the lines I'm puzzling over would be great. They may be in Megar… https://t.co/P4dJUiVtQUA five-way macaronic medley from c.1870 (composed at Harvard?) https://t.co/6hDobYOk0b @SoVeryBritish "If it's so important, they'll fax." @qikipedia But the Romans say that's the year you at last get to LIV? @britishlibrary Please find a way to keep your doors open: you are needed by the country more than ever, even if mo… https://t.co/ghZeJqPZWG @ZubyMusic Vi var där kort förra månaden - det var underbart. 😍 Men, som Drottning Kristina, måste jag säga det!ardea sublimis pinnae confisa natanti. https://t.co/yZzG5BeomO
11/2
2020
@DrFrancisYoung @PieterBeullens @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom @Robin_C_Douglas Another Geddes macaronic that can be r… https://t.co/WzR88Ofj8aperi zoes. https://t.co/sevn24YdV7 @andrewsillett Another Sillett Banger. @qikipedia Gosh, Pealy, you were really good at gonnis!For cat lovers, for dog lovers, and for those who find the Pugna Porcorum a tad too (ex)plosive: a tale of concord… https://t.co/8qBEGl77BSExhausted by All Hallows' Day, S (unlike E) could not survive an evening episode of Dragons: Rescue Riders. But som… https://t.co/1FkYBIaIVCin autumno ubi frondens caput decidua folia pandit. https://t.co/FPV4fbwQ7b @ArmandDAngour @DrFrancisYoung @PieterBeullens @holland_tom @Robin_C_Douglas ego lignum habeo hospes illud ille vul… https://t.co/tqUaP6RFJ0 @ArmandDAngour @DrFrancisYoung @PieterBeullens @holland_tom @Robin_C_Douglas Dunderheadius has one or two things to… https://t.co/VwH91P09qk @DrFrancisYoung @PieterBeullens @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom @Robin_C_Douglas A taster of what Slawkenbergius (apols… https://t.co/QT7GdRCQV5 @DrFrancisYoung @PieterBeullens @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom @Robin_C_Douglas 3 - Latin Sapphics on Pitt's administr… https://t.co/vc5KeOLxEB @DrFrancisYoung @PieterBeullens @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom @Robin_C_Douglas 2 - A Latin macaronic (by Robert Lowe)… https://t.co/OK8dohPx3u @DrFrancisYoung @PieterBeullens @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom @Robin_C_Douglas Three more macaronics / parodies for n… https://t.co/3UF22EDmo3 @DrFrancisYoung @PieterBeullens @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom @Robin_C_Douglas I have somewhere the later Animadversi… https://t.co/I5nPLXYn26 @DrFrancisYoung @PieterBeullens @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom But this can't be beaten for playing with the idea of t… https://t.co/mNDm0hwpYb @holland_tom @JHDScourfield Or rather Vernon Wallis Dowell's (1863-19??), who learned his cricket at Sherborne! @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom And Sidgwick's own copy of the book all these come from - The Westminster Problems Book… https://t.co/IKyIxlBtaW @DrFrancisYoung @PieterBeullens @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom This can't be beaten for sustaining the joke: https://t.co/SmYzFOBAgR @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom Original appearance of Sidgwick's Bankolidaid, which shared the two-guinea prize with D… https://t.co/1bs8uJ5AuG @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom Prose parodies (Rupert Brooke was a frequent prizewinner): https://t.co/KEJwMdr6db @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom Epithetophobia: https://t.co/DNHnwllKNR @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom More Howlers... https://t.co/51OT39FtZY @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom https://t.co/BwmXcNcjen @ArmandDAngour @holland_tom A "pauper viginti" as VWD has it! I'll post here some other things that come from the… https://t.co/SJIWzfiJgb @ArmandDAngour Another fine macaronic - also written for the Westminster Gazette in the early 1900s - introduces rh… https://t.co/hIJNPHLZQ8 @ArmandDAngour 5 Circo 9 Imposit<i>que 18 bloomin' 24 Echo 25 lummy, 28 immittit 'Notes' as attached. https://t.co/0nmqqOZnjq @ArmandDAngour Agreed. Well done. (Sidgwick initially wrote 'lummy', and there are a few other minor differences. B… https://t.co/cKOVa0kw4Y
11/1
2020
Thank you again, gentle Netflixia, for inspiring S to choose the hippophilic pixelfest Spirit Riding Free, whose op… https://t.co/l7c6k5QaV7 @sentantiq #basicbritain But the Westminster pronunciation was particularly idiosyncratic: see… https://t.co/1OC33GHZqP
10/31
2020
@rogueclassicist It would be a service to the field, for reasons that include but go beyond ethics, for the private… https://t.co/JJm8KEhucLpictis anas involuta pennis. https://t.co/33RbP2CDFVAt last - a return to simple nature. Peter Rabbit and his call to (f)arms are today's poor victims. (Why no Latin w… https://t.co/K9dc1EjCJn @beldonstevens @sentantiq The scholia are a mess: "versus deficit, sensus deficiunt." And the supplements are just… https://t.co/rqbEJ1idwP @qikipedia Entomologist 1: Eric, we've made a mistake in the paperwork. Entomologist 2: As long as you haven't done… https://t.co/fpCamEVmt4
10/30
2020
@inforoRomano nec pepunculus nec homunculus iam nobis adest! @ArmandDAngour Good point! Had viventibus ullum and got in a tangle with vigenti/virenti. 😳 I don't fully understa… https://t.co/fdddcym5LC @pete_savin @rogueclassicist "...in the cold of Hadrian's Wall"? @ArmandDAngour historia ut dicit/docuit: spes prodest nulla viventi? sperandumst vivis nil (sic ait/ut docet Historia ipsa)?OK so the muse Amazonia steered S to a better outcome today: Mike the Knight, whose no nonsense lyrics made life ea… https://t.co/ihwboILLIg @qikipedia Of course: it's less embarrassing to have to stand next to the podium than actually *on* it. @MatthewMordue @GibsonRoyk Came for the binding, stayed for the elongated fingers. https://t.co/RQB3vZNXEk @sentantiq https://t.co/mOswJaWDbB @qikipedia Greenwich Meal Time?
10/29
2020
Um, not so good a sequel this evening: the lyrics to The Magic School Bus Rides Again are a little too psychedelic.… https://t.co/vmXq6KZaxG @stephanuscoombs Thx for the explanation. Pleased to hear! @stephanuscoombs Thanks. I remember reading somewhere that Ovid only elided cretics twice in 30,000 verses or more,… https://t.co/TBky0A3DHF @stephanuscoombs Commendable practice on long-vowel elision. But eliding cretics seems edgier! @stephanuscoombs Lovely. te (e)lectum, praeses,? @SimonPulleyn @ArmandDAngour @badphilologist Something to help you through the long winter nights: https://t.co/TjDnOcH0IB @qikipedia Brassic bants. @ArmandDAngour Teutonicique 'Achtung' cum venit 'Hatschi' sonant.Does anyone know the Latin for "achoo", ie the actual sound of a sneeze? Does Italian acciù point anywhere? I can't… https://t.co/LqdodD8Ti2 @ArmandDAngour A classic LS - OLD showdown then. One for the team @badw_muenchen ! https://t.co/Rd1R0DwktsAn easier option offered up by Miss Random Digits today: a slice of Bob taking on yet more pro bono work, hallucina… https://t.co/LOuf6D4Zcn @ArmandDAngour (non tamen poetas redolet!) @ArmandDAngour ubinam? @ArmandDAngour utitur his quia rex, alcedo utatur utique: https://t.co/Cdh2qQ95Apperpetuo liceat sic tibi ponte frui. https://t.co/OBdnAAUuyi @ArmandDAngour Good spot, thx: super hero cape, ex-re remove, impinge S ex Superviri humerali. I had a Virgilian il… https://t.co/lBl4sABCn8 @rantyben And like Lego your feet sometimes get an unexpected shock. Good luck with the last creases! @rantyben @ArmandDAngour Impressive. 13/16 as the machine grows ever more powerful...
10/28
2020
The day ends with a mercifully short episode of PJ Masks: episode #663435, the one with a little help from Catullus… https://t.co/tX88AcA8pO @medusas_heid Try Amphitrite, who left P-daddy for the same reason?Today's effort, inspired by mercurial daughter and the fickle Muse Netflixia, is Fireman Sam. To be read with a Wel… https://t.co/BEV48t3dYHJolly warriors for never having met.This afternoon's umprompted offering. (S, aged 4) https://t.co/oImJ73gzC4 @rantyben Fascinating. 👍 It would be interesting to hear more about how the parts are inputted. Six of the lines sc… https://t.co/iq5T0ymbJb
10/27
2020
Good show. But my mind wandered after the Latin bonus rounds. So I tried putting the opening credits of Paw Patrol,… https://t.co/xehiv1f9Jn @ArmandDAngour 'mens mea' una scandere sperabam. sed melius tu! @ArmandDAngour Nescio quid faciam: titubat nunc mens mea duplex. ut remanere velim, libera abire volo. @archaeologyart 'They say what they want. Let them talk: I don't care. But love me: it's good for you.' quae cupia… https://t.co/pZPvhGaUet @thehistoryguy Bad day at the office... https://t.co/EWuTBDQg4a @DLibatique10 Smith & Hall is reliably available here https://t.co/5FhqUhQmK7 @keenerclassics si bene te tua laus taxat, sua laute tenebis. Roma, tibi subito motibus ibit amor. @AccidentalP @columeastwood That's saaaaaaaaad. @DocCrom Thx for this! I've been stuck with an opus technicoloratum version that is a less accomplished composition: https://t.co/JArQE8BvJJ @HaggardHawks @amjuster Although, ironically, Latin apricus (meaning normally 'ripe') also shaped its form. (The ve… https://t.co/6e1XJQvlTQPoor Pithecus didn't sign up for this. https://t.co/LNwn2e31SU @ArmandDAngour Yes - he is even captured on camera laying hands on the head of William Wales saying '(I'm?) above you too'! 🧢👑Tfw you wake up confused, bitten and suspicious that *27* glasses of red was perhaps a misunderstanding of the last… https://t.co/GEycBPQ0Ez @ancientblogger We love to see it. https://t.co/AxfQdFAHBA @ArmandDAngour Sry - poorly remembered: it's the comment on Batr. 620 about vinegar up the nose - or rather waterbo… https://t.co/zCxyLcvjlf @sentantiq https://t.co/owtkAtpYLn @coinoperated444 @qikipedia Ground Control Dom Perignon.
10/26
2020

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