Monday, May 10, 2004

Slightly Less Common Latin Phrases

Vacca foeda : Stupid cow

Raptus regaliter : Royally screwed

Catapultam habeo. Nisi pecuniam omnem mihi dabis, ad caput tuum saxum immane mittam : I have a catapult. Give me all the money, or I will fling an enormous rock at your head.

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

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

Cave ne ante ullas catapultas ambules : If I were you, I wouldn't walk in front of any catapults.

Illiud Latine dici non potest : You can't say that in Latin.

Braccae illae virides cum subucula rosea et tunica Caledonia-quam elenganter concinnatur! : Those green pants go so well with that pink shirt and the plaid jacket!

Visne saltare? Viam Latam Fungosam scio : Do you want to dance? I know the Funky Broadway.

Re vera, potas bene : Say, you sure are drinking a lot.

Utinam barbari spatium proprium tuum invadant! : May barbarians invade your personal space!

Utinam coniurati te in foro interficiant! : May conspirators assassinate you in the mall!

Utinam logica falsa tuam philosophiam totam suffodiant! : May faulty logic undermine your entire philosophy!

Quo signo nata es? : What's your sign?

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

O! Plus! Perge! Aio! Hui! Hem! : Oh! More! Go on! Yes! Ooh! Ummm!

Tam exanimis quam tunica nehru fio : I am as dead as the nehru jacket.

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?

Nihil est--in vita priore ego imperator Romanus fui : That's nothing--in a previous life I was a Roman Emperor.

Aio, quantitas magna frumentorum est : Yes, that is a very large amount of corn.

Recedite, plebes! Gero rem imperialem! : Stand aside plebians! I am on imperial business.

Anulos qui animum ostendunt omnes gestemus! : Let's all wear mood rings!

Insula Gilliganis : Gilligan's Island

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