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At 09:59 AM 8/27/04 +0200, animal wrote: > > > >> At 01:26 AM 8/26/04 -0400, Chandos Michael Brown wrote: >> >For one glorious summer, aetat 17 or thereabouts, I derived the whole of >> >my income from wedding photography. Does that count? >> >> >> Chandos >> >> And you an academic and educated and all of this! >> >> Of course, this should have been "?tate 17". Daniel Ridings will >> undoubtedly correct me, but I believe that this is an ablative of >reference >> (aka, ablative of respect), that that final "e" is vital to make the >point: >> "at the age of 17". What you wrote is gibberish in both English and >Latin. >> >> Pray, do not continually let the side down, brother: ask for advice, and >> it will be freely forthcoming, before you make a howler such as the one >you >> just made. >Potius deficere quam desperare? >simon Simon: doleo ut Chando faceto homine deficeat conemplari verium modum. Mi non dicande aut perscibande Latina Lingua in ter decem anni, obsecarem ut ignarus sit errorum mihi in modo et elocutione. Professor Daniel Ridings, doctissime se clamante in Linguam Latinam, discrepeat ut mea Latina rectus est. Pax vobiscum, Frater Daniel. Ave, amice Animal! Marc firstname.lastname@example.org FAX: +540/343-7315 Cha robh b?s fir gun ghr?s fir!