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Cogito, ergo, spud!
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I'm not up on my Latin, but I'm guessing that "I think, therefore, I am a potato" isn't it.

Frydaze1... I think I need a glass of wine. Would that be "Cogito, ergo, vino!"? ;-)
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Cogito, ergo, spud!

If we ignore taxonomical differences for the sake of humor:

I think, therefore I yam.
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Frydaze1... I think I need a glass of wine. Would that be "Cogito, ergo, vino!"?


Cogito, ergo needo vino.
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Hey- Frydaze1, I'm shocked. I thought for sure this would have been elementary for you. Good try anyway. And the answer is: I think, therefore I yam!
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Cogito ergo popeye:

I think therefore I yam what I yam.

MichaelR
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Cogito ergo popeye:

I think therefore I yam what I yam.



It's all spinach to me!


sheila
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I'm probably too late for this but can't resist:

I think, therefore I yam.
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I'm about a year too late but did you ever get

Caesar adsum iam forte, Brutus aterat?

Has forgotten soooo much Latin.

Malaoshi
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Only a year? What is that amongst word friends? A mere blip.

But it did lead to the following (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog_Latin)

In P. D. Q. Bach's Hansel and Gretel and Ted and Alice, the "Monk's Aria" consists of four stanzas of Dog Latin along the lines of

Et in terra chicken pox romana; Sic sic transit gloria mañana; Sanctus estes Kefauviridiana.

On the other hand, the following verses contain only Latin words, but are in fact disguised English:

Brutus ad sum iam forte / Caesar aderat / Brutus sic in omnibus / Caesar sic in at.
("Brutus had some jam for tea / Caesar had a rat / Brutus sick in omnibus / Caesar sick in hat.".

A variant is:

Brutus et erat forti / Caesar et sum iam / Brutus sic in omnibus / Caesar sic intram.
("Brutus ate a rat for tea / Caesar ate some jam / Brutus sick in omnibus / Caesar sick in tram.")

The following Dog Latin poem is often taught,as a joke, to English-speaking students of Latin today:

O civile, si ergo, / Fortibus es in ero. / O Nobile, / Deus trux! / Vatis enim? / Causan dux.
("Oh, see, Willy, see her go / Forty buses in a row. / Oh, no, Billy / They is trucks! / What is in 'em? / Cows and ducks.")
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"Brutus et erat forti / Caesar et sum iam "

Omi, dis rilisux!

RB1
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"Brutus et erat forti / Caesar et sum iam "
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Omi, dis rilisux!



What a wonderful close to my day!!


sheila
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"Brutus et erat forti / Caesar et sum iam "
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Omi, dis rilisux!


What a wonderful close to my day!!


Un petit d'un petit
S'etonne aux Halles...
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Mica, mica parwa stella, quinor quinam sis tam bella. (or close thereto)

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Dom de luise: emeritus amor bello.

(Trans: “ What burns one ass are flames waist high.”*

MichaelR

*Obscure reference to Hot Shots where Dom cast his entire family in the movie.
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Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder where you are.

brucedoe
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