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Discussion in 'Classics' started by sabrinakat, Oct 13, 2015.
My year 8s realised today that not all the characters in BK 1 survive Mt. Vesuvius....
They later killed him....
15th = The Ides of March
18th = The March of IDS
There was a young curate from Kew
Who kept his pet cat in a pew
It studied all week
At Latin and Greek
But never got further than mu
Which reminds me....
Two cats on a sloping roof. Only one slips off. Which one remains?
Wait for it.....
Wait for it.....
The one with the highest mu
African wildlife - 4th declension gnuter:
(yes ... I KNOW it's just genu without the "e" (kne?) ... but even so ...
Julius Caesar asked Brutus to go and buy him a dozen apples. Brutus returned and handed the apples to Caesar who counted them, and discovered there were only ten.
So he asked "Et tu, Brute?"
That may just be the absolutely worst joke EVER.
I love it
Mind you ...
"I hear you write satire, Sidonius ..."
"Yes, my Lord, I hear that too"
has always been one of my favourites
Just reading Dowden's 1886 biography of Shelley, and I read what counts as a "classic" joke [only for classicists and typically English students who have to go some way to interpret them]. Dowden introduces George Bethell (Shelley's tutor) - the dullest man in Eton:
He is remembered by his famous comment on a classical text
"Postes seratos," read a boy at construing- "brazen gates."
"Yes" interrupted Bethell, "that is right; probably so called because they were made of brass"
I think that may need more work (on my part as well)
A perfect, pluperfect, and future perfect verb walked into a bar. The situation was tense.
What do you call Santa’s little helpers?
What is a Roman Farmer's favorite soda?
I couldn't remember the Roman numerals for 51, 6, and 500 on my Latin test!
I was so LIVID!
Why don't Romans find Algebra very challenging?
... because X is always 10.
A Roman lady was feeling really sad and depressed so she went for a walk in the forum. A Roman man saw her, came up to her, patted her on the arm and said "Multum".
She smiled at him and said "Thank you, that means a lot."
Even in Roman times, size 40 was extra large