Senile Senate...

A discussion of word histories and origins.
mbx_pdx
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Senile Senate...

Postby mbx_pdx » Fri Sep 09, 2005 12:26 pm

I find it interesting that the English terms "Senate" and "Senile" both come from the same Latin root: Senex.
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Postby M. Henri Day » Sat Sep 10, 2005 4:33 pm

VIVAMUS mea Lesbia, atque amemus, rumoresque senum seueriorum omnes unius aestimemus assis! ...


Henri
曾记否,到中流击水,浪遏飞舟?

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Postby Flaminius » Sun Sep 11, 2005 7:59 am

Ita, Henrici.

"aut ne quis malus invidere possit, cum tantum sciat esse basiorum."

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Postby M. Henri Day » Sun Sep 11, 2005 10:16 am

One has to keep an eye out for sour old men and evil ones jealous of kisses given to others....

Henri
曾记否,到中流击水,浪遏飞舟?


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