cum grano salis

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cum grano salis

Latinization of "with a grain of salt," almost always preceded by "take" (as with the English equivalent), meaning to regard with a degree of skepticism or without being taken literally. All of the jubilation over the new president should, as ever, be taken cum grano salis, as no single person will be able to fix the entire country's problems. Jeff's stories tend to be rather exaggerated, so you should usually take them cum grano salis.
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On the eve of the 30th anniversary of Ruslan's maiden flight we have been informed that NATO has extended the contract on the use of this unique plane for strategic airlift missions in the interest of countries participating in the SALIS program until December 31, 2014," Antonov's press service said.
The SALIS contract provides two Antonov An-124-100 aircraft on full-time charter, two more on six days' notice and another two on nine days' notice.
Since March 2006, An-124-100s have performed more than 2,100 flights under the SALIS program, carrying more than 120,000 tons of military and civilian cargoes around the world.
Ruslan SALIS will provide An-124-100s for air transportation services for the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution project.
Since 2006, Germany has been a party to the contract between the NATO Support Agency (NSPA) and RUSLAN SALIS GmbH, which is headquartered in Leipzig.