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apothecary's Latin

obsolete Latin that has been badly mangled or jumbled, either unintentionally through bad translation or intentionally for the sake of humor. Also known as Law Latin, Dog Latin, or Bog Latin. He only spent a year learning Latin, so now he just mutters apothecary's Latin to sound more learned than he is.
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But it was worth purchasing, even at the heavy price of the Latin Grammar, the happiness of seeing the bright light in the parlor at home, as the gig passed noiselessly over the snow-covered bridge; the happiness of passing from the cold air to the warmth and the kisses and the smiles of that familiar hearth, where the pattern of the rug and the grate and the fire-irons were "first ideas" that it was no more possible to criticise than the solidity and extension of matter.
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Despite a nationwide shortage of Latin teachers, studying the ancient language is becoming more popular, said Glendale High's Latin teacher, Cathy Jin.
Nevertheless, and in spite of the fact that the family in Latin America is considered to be of extreme importance historically and in the present, children and childhood in Latin America have been notably absent from the literature.
Department of State, will offer a keynote address based on his experience as a diplomat in Latin America and an expert on economic policy.
Throughout her book Waquet strives to elucidate how education and culture based on Latin came to accord less and less with the actual needs, values, and preoccupations of Europeans, an evolution that began to accelerate from about the mid-seventeenth century.
Five years ago, I had 30 Latin students," says JoAnne Manse, a teacher in Montclair, New Jersey.
To this collective undertaking a number of the foremost contemporary Latin American writers were each to contribute a novel about a dictator from their respective countries: Fuentes was to write about Santa Ana, the Cuban novelist Alejo Carpentier about Gerardo Machado, the Paraguayan Augusto Roa Bastos about Jose Rodriguez de Francia, and the Argentine Julio Cortazar about Evita Peron.
Latin America Real Estate TV is the first and only bilingual 24/7 television destination taking viewers inside the fast-paced industry of Latin American real estate investment.
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But when compared with three years ago, shipments of CDs to retail are still down 2 percent and all Latin music product shipments are down 14.
Those three titled their book, newly translated into English, Guide to the Perfect Latin American Idiot, and Celeste's attitude is exactly that which the book mocks: that wages are a matter of justice rather than economics; that governments, not the market, create and distribute wealth; that trade is rape; and, especially, that Latin America is poor because the United States is rich.
Hoven's lexicon draws upon an impressive variety of genres and subjects, such as history, law, philosophy, theology, the natural sciences, and Latin translations of Greek texts, but it is not comprehensive, nor is it intended to be.
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