Latin for All Occasions

Latin for All Occasions

Become the Life of the Party With Everyone's Favorite Dead Language!

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Penguin Putnam
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.



Random House, Inc.
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 comesLatin for All Occasions, guaranteed to help readers delight their friends, insult their enemies, and elevate the public discourse.



Baker & Taylor
The best-selling humorist and author of Miss Piggy's Guide to Life provides an updated collection of Latin equivalents for a variety of everyday phrases, divided into such categories as Occupational Latin, Sales Latin, Sensual Latin, Pop-Cultural Latin, Familial Latin, and Celebrational Latin. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, [2004]
Edition: Newly revised and updated papyrus-back edition
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9781592400805
1592400809
Branch Call Number: 478.3421 BEARD
Characteristics: viii, 167 pages ; 19 cm
Notes: "Parts of this text were originally published as Latin for all occasions (Villard Books, 1990) and Latin for even more occasions (Villard Books, 1991)"--Title page verso

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