RE: [Histonet] RE: Latin - Thank goodness!

From:"Ingles Claire"

I'm a youngster, but I also bought a latin dictionary just for the medical terminology aspect. Good thing I didn't have to take it. It is interesting stuff, but I'm terrible at learning languages.


From: on behalf of Smith, Allen
Sent: Mon 5/12/2008 11:51 AM
To: 'Breeden, Sara'
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Subject: [Histonet] RE: Latin - Thank goodness!

Latin is also useful in law. (A sponge left in the pelvic cavity is a case of "Res ipsa loquitur.")  Latin also helps in puzzling out articles in Spanish or Portuguese.  Most of all Latin gives access to a great literature that has been rather poorly translated.  No translation of the Aeneid give one any conception of the magnificence of the original.

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