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fartcatcher

It's all Greek to me

well Latin actually

Translate the following into English

1. Illegitimi non carborundum

2. Ad infinitum et praeter

3. Audio, Video, Disco

4. Est ursa defaecatum in silva

5. Ars Longa vita brevis

6. Post coitus omnia animales tristes est

7. Clamo, clamatis, omnes clamamus pro glace lactis

8. Habetis bona deum

9. Insula gilliganis

10. Magnus frater spectat te

11. Mei capilli sunt flagrantes

12. Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum

13. Quid agis, medice?

14. Ubi fumus, ibi ignis

15. Veni, Vidi, Visa
grunt

Ooh 'eck!
grunt

3. Audio, Video, Disco = Listen, Look, Dance like a mofo.
Butts

15 - I came, I saw, I.......... used a credit card?

and 6 is something about having a fag after having sex with an animal.
grunt

5. Ars Longa vita brevis = If your arse is long, you will die young.
Plastic Man

A genuine non-Googled guess/ ill-informed or otherwise:

1. Illegitimi non carborundum

Don't let the bastards grind you down

3. Audio, Video, Disco

I heard, I saw, I learned

4. Est ursa defaecatum in silva

I assume directly related to the perrennial question, regarding whether bears defecate in wooded areas (do bears shit in woods?)

10. Magnus frater spectat te

Big brother is watching you?

14. Ubi fumus, ibi ignis

Where there's smoke there's fire?

15. Veni, Vidi, Visa

I came, I saw, I paid by credit card.
Butts

Is one of them 'don't shit on your own doorstep'?
Seal

6. Post coitus omnia animales tristes est
Everyone is a little sad after sex

7. Clamo, clamatis, omnes clamamus pro glace lactis
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.

9. Insula gilliganis
Gilligan's Island


12. Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum
Garbage in, garbage out

13. Quid agis, medice?
What's up, doc?
Grind

Semper in excretum, sed altum variat.
Fin

is 8. Habetis bona deum
Bob Geldolf's talented daughter?
fartcatcher

Re: It's all Greek to me

fartcatcher wrote:




1. Illegitimi non carborundum

Don't let the bastards grind you down

2. Ad infinitum et praeter

To infinity and beyond

3. Audio, Video, Disco

I hear, I see, I learn

4. Est ursa defaecatum in silva

Do the bears shit in the woods

5. Ars Longa vita brevis

Life is short, but art lives for ever

6. Post coitus omnia animales tristes est

After sex, all animals are sad (close Butts)

7. Clamo, clamatis, omnes clamamus pro glace lactis

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice cream

8. Habetis bona deum

Have a nice day

9. Insula gilliganis

Gilligans Island

10. Magnus frater spectat te

Big Brother is watching you

11. Mei capilli sunt flagrantes

My hair is on fire

12. Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum

Garbage in, Garbage out

13. Quid agis, medice?

What's up, Doc?

14. Ubi fumus, ibi ignis

No smoke without fire

15. Veni, Vidi, Visa

We came, we saw, we spent



Excellent efforts - particularly PM and Seal who have clearly benefited from a classical education. answers above - think you got all bar two

Grind

Always in the shit but always happy?
Grind

Re: It's all Greek to me

fartcatcher wrote:
fartcatcher wrote:




1. Illegitimi non carborundum

Don't let the bastards grind you down

2. Ad infinitum et praeter

To infinity and beyond

3. Audio, Video, Disco

I hear, I see, I learn

4. Est ursa defaecatum in silva

Do the bears shit in the woods

5. Ars Longa vita brevis

Life is short, but art lives for ever

6. Post coitus omnia animales tristes est

After sex, all animals are sad (close Butts)

7. Clamo, clamatis, omnes clamamus pro glace lactis

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice cream

8. Habetis bona deum

Have a nice day

9. Insula gilliganis

Gilligans Island

10. Magnus frater spectat te

Big Brother is watching you

11. Mei capilli sunt flagrantes

My hair is on fire

12. Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum

Garbage in, Garbage out

13. Quid agis, medice?

What's up, Doc?

14. Ubi fumus, ibi ignis

No smoke without fire

15. Veni, Vidi, Visa

We came, we saw, we spent



Excellent efforts - particularly PM and Seal who have clearly benefited from a classical education. answers above - think you got all bar two

Grind

Always in the shit but always happy?


Always in the shit, but at different levels.

* Grind's Latin is now a very dim and distant memory. *

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