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Latin for All Occasions - Howard Beard

Latin for All Occasions

Paperback

Published: 19th August 2004
For Ages: 18+ years old
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With more than 200,000 copies in print, Latin for All Occasions and its follow-up, Latin for Even More Occasions, have helped scores of readers harness the language of Caesar and Cicero. Impress your boss with Occupational Latin (Lingua Latina Occupationi); sell your product with Sales Latin (Lingua Latina Mercatoria); flirt with your classics professor with Sensual Latin (Lingua Latina Libidinosa); look like the hipster you are with Pop-Cultural Latin (Lingua Latina Popularis); survive the holidays with Familial Latin (Lingua Latina Domestica) and Celebrational Latin (Lingua Latina Festiva). It’s all here, whether you’re a student of the language or just want to talk like one.

From cocktail-party banter to climbing the corporate ladder to online dating, Latin for All Occasions features dozens of handy sections, including Las Vegas Latin, Latin for Golfers, Latin for Breakups, Latin for the Politically Correct, and much, much more. In one easy-to-use volume, National Lampoon founder Henry Beard presents hundreds of listings rendered in grammatically accurate classical Latin, with a foolproof pronunciation guide.

Who says Latin is a dead language? From the comic genius who brought us X-Treme Latin comes Latin for All Occasions, guaranteed to help readers delight their friends, insult their enemies, and elevate the public discourse.

Index Capitum
Preface (Prefatio)p. vii
Conversational Latin (Lingua Latina Conlocutioni)p. 1
Informational Latin (Lingua Latina Nuntiis)p. 7
Occupational Latin (Lingua Latina Occupationi)p. 15
Recreational Latin (Lingua Latina Oblectamentis)p. 23
Practical Latin (Lingua Latina Utilis)p. 33
Tactical Latin (Lingua Latina Rationi)p. 41
Cultural Latin (Lingua Latina Docta)p. 51
Social Latin (Lingua Latina Vitae Communi)p. 59
Sensual Latin (Lingua Latina Libidinosa)p. 69
Gastronomical Latin (Lingua Latina Cenatica)p. 75
Familial Latin (Lingua Latina Domestica)p. 83
Formal Latin (Lingua Latina Ritibus)p. 91
Casual Latin (Lingua Latina Quotidiana)p. 97
Personal Latin (Lingua Latina Propria)p. 105
Convivial Latin (Lingua Latina Hilaris)p. 113
International Latin (Lingua Latina Foris)p. 121
Essential Latin (Lingua Latina Necessaria)p. 129
Pop-Cultural Latin (Lingua Latina Popularis)p. 141
Celebrational Latin (Lingua Latina Festiva)p. 153
A Brief Guide to Latin Pronunciation (Locutio Linguae Latinae Paucis Verbis Explanatur)p. 163
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ISBN: 9781592400805
ISBN-10: 1592400809
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 19th August 2004
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.42 x 13.34  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1