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Journal Journal: hoc legere nimium eruditionis habes...
If this to read too much learning you have.

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Journal Journal: In principio erat Verbum.


In the beginning was the word. Biblical, John 1:1. The full verse is
"In principio erat Verbum et Verbum erat apud Deum et Deus erat Verbum. "
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God."

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Journal Journal: quiquid id est, timeo puellas et oscula dantes


By web search: "Whatever it is, I fear the girls, even when they kiss."

I can't find a source, but presumably a reference to
Vergil, Aeinid II.49
Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks, even bearing gifts.

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Journal Journal: Vos nescitis quicquam...

vos nescitis quicquam, nec cogitatis quia expedit nobis ut unus moriatur homo pro populo et non tota gens pereat here.

Biblical, "You do not realize that it is better for you that one man die for the people than that the whole nation perish." John 11:50 (spoken by an antagonist.)

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Journal Journal: Navicula hydraulica plena anguilarum est...

Navicula hydraulica plena anguilarum est. Omnes castelli tuus nostri sunt. Ed elli avea del cul fatto trombetta.

"Navicula hydraulica plena anguilarum est" = "the hovercraft is full of eels".
"Omnes castelli tuus nostri sunt" = "all your base are belong to us".
"Ed elli avea del cul fatto trombetta" = ?
"Words" doesn't recognize enough of this that I suspect it is not Latin.
Confirmed by websearch: It is Dante making a fart joke.

We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise. -- Larry Wall