April 25, 2007

Latin Fun

Robert the Llamabutcher reports that British public schools are reintroducing Latin into their curricula. (Note the proper Latin plural!)

This reminds me of the fantastic scene in Monty Python's Life of Brian where John Cleese surely channels a Latin teacher from his past.

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April 04, 2007

Heinlein Quote of the Month (April 2007)

"Never appeal to a man's 'better nature.' He may not have one. Invoking his self-interest gives you more leverage."

- Lazarus Long in Time Enough for Love.

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