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Category: Language

Antique Latin Textbooks

Some time ago, I developed an interest in antique Latin language textbooks of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Attached is a list of books with historical notes, images, and archival links, when available. Allyn and Bacon Latin Program (later, Jenney’s Latin) First Year Latin Latin Lessons by Minnie Louis Smith (1913); Allyn & […]

Drank, Drunk, or Dranken?

“I’ve dranken a lot more than I drank tonight.” – Ron of the Jersey Shore.   I happened upon this sound bite as I cycled through the channels, lamenting the fact that ‘there’s nothing good to watch on TV’. No, seriously, I was only flipping channels; I don’t really watch this show. It’s true! No need […]

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