Tuesday, December 24, 2013

A New Dictionary of Medieval Latin

58,000 entires in 4,000 pages. . . .and it only took 100 years to put it together.

You can read about it in the Telegraph here.

(I took the quiz that the article links to.   I only got 90%.  Hmmpf.)

What's the old wheeze:  men speak English, women speak French, the Church speaks Latin, and the angels speak Irish?  I think that's how it goes.  And, no, there is no accounting for the path my stream of consciousness takes.