Thursday, December 16, 2010

Ever Want To Do Something Crazy?

I suppose it depends on your definition of crazy.

I want to learn Latin. Seriously. I want to learn to speak Latin.

Sometimes, when a certain person at work is being his same jerkwad self, I look at him and think to myself, "I really wish I could say 'From now on, I'm only going to speak to you in Latin."  That would shut him up. 

Then I wonder if I've been watching The Big Bang Theory too much.

And then I need chocolate.


Lots and lots of chocolate.

Chocolate makes everything better.

Chocolate

7 comments:

Lola said...

That's a good idea!

Tabitha said...

Latin is actually quite useful. Princess Buttercup is taking Latin now so if you want some info on curriculum, let me know.

Becky said...

Thanks, Lola.

Tabitha, yes I would like info on curriculum. I've heard Rosetta Stone is good, but it's just so darned expensive.

Dale said...

The only things I know how to say in different languages are "I love you", "one beer please" and some four letter words that I'm sure you would not want to use. Wish I could be of more help!

"Chocolate makes everything better" comment I with you all the way on that!!

Becky said...

Dale, I know a smattering of several languages. I picked up quite a bit of Italian (Neapolitan dialect actually) when I was stationed over there, but I've forgotten most of it. I studied Spanish and French in high school, and picked up a few words of Japanese taking karate.

I've always had an affinity for language. I pick them up pretty easily, but was always too bashful to try to speak them.

Sus said...

Latin and Greek are both great languages to learn on their own, but also as a tool for better understanding almost every Western language. Language geeks unite! :)

Becky said...

I agree. So much of modern English is borrowed from Latin. I think it'll be a great language to learn.

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