Haz (kapitankraut) wrote in linguaphiles,
Haz
kapitankraut
linguaphiles

Sherlock Holmes quote

This is entirely for amusement purposes, no tattoos or anything else involved, so don't panic.

I'm wondering if any Latinists could help with a translation of Holmes' dictum that "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth".
Subscribe

  • UDDER and WATER

    To the memory of Vladislav Illich-Svitych. This is just to bring attention to something very ‘Nostratic’ (far beyond ‘Indo-European’ languages —…

  • Three one-hundredths of a second

    (Somewhat prompted by watching the Olympics.) Why is that silly redundancy there in "three one-hundredths of a second"? Nobody says "two one-thirds…

  • EUROPA, etymology

    "... Agenor, king of the Phoenician city of Sidon, had a beautiful daughter Europa, literally (in Greek) the "wide-eyed". In fact, of course, not…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 2 comments