French and Latin as she is spoke.

Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by Cochise, Mar 13, 2005.

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  1. Cochise

    Cochise A missed friend

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    Courtesy of New York Magazine's weekly contest, in which entrants had to change one letter in a foreign phrase and give it a new definition.


    HARLEZ-VOUS FRANCAIS
    Can you drive a French motorcycle?


    EX POST FUCTO
    Lost in the mail


    VENI, VIPI, VICI
    I came, I'm a very important person, I conquered


    COGITO EGGO SUM
    I think; therefore I waffle


    RIGOR MORRIS
    The cat is dead


    RESPONDEZ S'IL VOUS PLAID
    Honk if you're Scottish


    QUE SERA SERF
    Life is feudal


    LE ROI EST MORT. JIVE LE ROI
    The king is dead. No kidding.


    PRO BOZO PUBLICO
    Support your local clown


    MONAGE A TROIS
    I am three years old


    FELIX NAVIDAD
    Our cat has a boat


    VENI, VIDI, VICE
    I came, I saw, I partied


    ALOHA OY
    Love; greetings; farewell; from such a pain you would never know

    E PLURIBUS ANUM
    Out of any group, there's always one a-hole


    VISA LA FRANCE
    Don't leave your chateau without it


    L'ETAT, C'EST MOO
    I'm bossy around here!

    VENI VIDI VELCRO
    I came, I saw, I stuck around.

    Cocchise, :cool:
     
  2. Marja

    Marja Honestly, I'm not a bot!!

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    We ought to be able to come up with some that are even BETTER!! After all we are Wilders' and we come from all over!

    Love the post, Cochise!! :D
     
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