They can't all be gems

Started by Michael Rolls, June 09, 2024, 05:36:18 AM

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Excellent.  Will get that into memory.


We used to joke about that by re-ordering the wording:

Gloria Sic in Transit Mundi

which to us meant

Gloria (was) sick in (her) Transit (on) Monday
A missionary from Yorkshire to the primitive people of Lancashire

Michael Rolls

just remembered another bit of Latin - not from schooldays, but a fair time ago. During the 1857 Indian mutiney, a British officer, can't remember his name, was ordered to capture the town on Sind, This he duly did and his report back to HQ was a masterpiece of brevity - just one word. 'Pecavi' 'I have sinned'
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