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Postby Stargzer » Sat Jul 02, 2005 11:48 pm

Katy is now a pentêkosioi poster! Diva quingenae!
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Postby Brazilian dude » Sun Jul 03, 2005 4:32 pm

If I may, quingena, the adjective, should agree with diva, the noun. Both are feminine: singular - diva quingena, plural - divae quingenae.

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Postby Stargzer » Mon Jul 04, 2005 12:13 pm

Brazilian dude wrote:If I may, quingena, the adjective, should agree with diva, the noun. Both are feminine: singular - diva quingena, plural - divae quingenae.

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Oops. I didn't read the entry carefully in Perseus' Lewis and Short, so I didn't notice it was an adjective instead of a noun. I was thinking "Goddess of Five Hundred" so I tried for the genetive of quingena, thinking it was a number/noun. Ah, Mr. Cullen would have had me writing a thousand lines or so! :)

Ah, well, Properare vastitiem facit! (Or should that be Properare vastare est?) Although it took me long enough to find quingena in the first place at Perseus.

Diva nuntius quingenae?

(Goddess of messages five hundred?)
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Postby Brazilian dude » Mon Jul 04, 2005 12:55 pm

Diva nuntia quingena.

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Postby Stargzer » Tue Jul 05, 2005 8:41 am

Brazilian dude wrote:Diva nuntia quingena.

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Mr. Cullen would be rapping his ruler on his desk at me. Again. :(
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Postby Brazilian dude » Tue Jul 05, 2005 11:34 am

As long as it's not on your head.

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Postby Stargzer » Tue Jul 05, 2005 1:19 pm

Brazilian dude wrote:As long as it's not on your head.

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No, that would have been Mr. Smith, in Algebra, with the sawed-off golf club, just a micrometer or so from your fingers on your desk.
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Postby Brazilian dude » Tue Jul 05, 2005 1:47 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby KatyBr » Wed Jul 06, 2005 11:00 am

Brazilian dude wrote:As long as it's not on your head.

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I have a very nice point on top of my head.

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Postby Brazilian dude » Wed Jul 06, 2005 1:06 pm

Is it a bump?

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Postby KatyBr » Wed Jul 06, 2005 2:00 pm

nope. it's pointed, LOL

BD, you take everything so literally....
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Postby Brazilian dude » Wed Jul 06, 2005 5:01 pm

A hat?

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Postby KatyBr » Thu Jul 07, 2005 12:27 am

no, BD having a pointed head means I'm goofy, or worse, Stupid, I'd prefer goofy tho'

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Postby Garzo » Thu Jul 07, 2005 6:10 am

Phrygian?
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Postby Stargzer » Thu Jul 07, 2005 9:53 am

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.

liberty cap

NOUN: A brimless, limp, conical cap fitting snugly around the head and given to a slave in ancient Rome upon manumission. It was used as a symbol of liberty by the French revolutionaries and was also worn in the United States before 1800. Also called Phrygian cap.


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There was a cartoon in Mad Magazine long, long ago. First panel is a Ku Klux Klan rally with the members in their sheets and pointed hoods. Next panel shows them after the rally with thier hoods off, showing their pointed heads that matched contour of the hoods. So much for pointy-headed liberals! :twisted:
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