Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Big Book

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. This big book made the oh-so-literate cat fall asleep! This saying goes back to the Greek poet Callimachus. Here are the words in Greek: μέγα βιβλίον μέγα κακόν. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Magnus liber magnum malum.

A big book is a big evil.


Monday, November 20, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Alit lectio ingenium.

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

Alit lectio ingenium.

Reading nourishes talent.


(cheezburger)

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Silence and Speech

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. This is from a famous passage in the Biblical book of Ecclesiastes. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog.

Tempus tacendi et tempus loquendi.

There is a time for silence and a time for speaking.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Amor mentes nectit.

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

Amor mentes nectit.

Love entwines minds.


(cheezburger)

Friday, November 17, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Sleep

Here is today's Latin LOLCat. If you are interested in Latin proverbs and fables, check out the Bestiaria Latina blog. The Latin proverb is found in this longer form also:
Qui bibit, dormit; qui dormit, non peccat; qui non peccat, sanctus est; ergo qui bibit sanctus est.  
He who drinks, sleeps; he who sleeps, does not sin; he who does not sin is a saint; therefore, he who drinks is a saint.

Qui dormit, non peccat.

He who sleeps does not sin.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Frangit inertia vires.

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

Frangit inertia vires.

Laziness saps your strength.


(cheezburger)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Latin LOLCat: Fortunae cetera mando.

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

Fortunae cetera mando.

I leave the rest to Lady Luck.


(cheezburger)