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Journal: ...si hoc legere nimium eruditionis habes...

Journal by Michael Woodhams

http://science.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=6635389&cid=48739641

http://www.latin-dictionary.org/Si_hoc_legere_scis_nimium_eruditionis_habes
http://www.archives.nd.edu/cgi-bin/wordz.pl?keyword=Si+hoc+legere+nimium+eruditionis+habes
If this to read too much learning you have.

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Journal: In principio erat Verbum.

Journal by Michael Woodhams

Here.

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: Vos nescitis quicquam...

Journal by Michael Woodhams

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: Navicula hydraulica plena anguilarum est...

Journal by Michael Woodhams

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.

Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it.

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