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"Sic faciunt omnes." (Everyone is doing it.)

"Fac ut vivas." (Get a life.)

"Anulos qui animum ostendunt omnes gestemus!" (Let's all wear mood rings!)

"Insula Gilliganis." (Gilligan's Island.)

"Exterioris pagina puella." (Cover Girl.)

"Coruscantes disci per convexa caeli volantes." (Flying saucers.)

"Escariorium lavator." (Dishwashing machine.)

"Instrumentum aeri temperando." (Airconditioner.)

"Aeronavis abstractio a prestituto cursu." (Hijacking.)

"Nummus americanus." (Greenback ($US)

"Latine loqui coactus sum." (I have this compulsion to speak Latin.)

"Qui vir odiosus!" (What a bore!)

"Heu! Tintinnuntius meus sonat!" (Darn! There goes my beeper!)

"Labra lege." (Read my lips.)

"Non erravi perniciose!" (I did not commit a fatal error!)

"Fortunatus sum! Pila mea de gramine horrido modo in pratum lene recta volvit!" (Isn't that lucky! My ball just rolled out of the rough and onto the fairway!)

"Haec trutina errat." (There is something wrong with this scale.)

"Si Non Oscillas Noli Tintinnare" (If you don't swing, don't ring (Plaque on the Playboy mansion in Chicago.))

Interdum feror cupidine partium magnarum Europe vincendarum. (Sometimes I get this urge to conquer large parts of Europe.)

Eheu, litteras istas reperire non possum. (Unfortunately, I can't find those particular documents.)

Scio cur summae inter se dissentiant! Numeris Romanis utor! (I know why the numbers don't agree! I use Roman numerals!)

Estne tibi forte magna feles fulva et planissima? (Do you by chance happen to own a large, yellowish, very flat cat?)

Prescriptio in manibus tabellariorium est. (The check is in the mail.)

Braccae tuae aperiuntur. (Your fly is open.)

In dentibus acticis frustrum magnum spinaciae habes. (You have a big piece of spinach in your teeth.)

Prospice tibi--ut Gallia, tu quoque in tres partes dividareis. (Watch out--you might end up divided into three parts, like Gaul.)

Bene, cum Latine nescias, nolo manus meas in te maculare. (Well, if you don't understand plain Latin, I'm not going to dirty my hands on you.)

Sane ego te vocavi. Forsitan capedictum tuum desit. (I did call. Maybe your answering machine is broken.)

Vinum bellum iucunumque est, sed animo corporeque caret. (It's a nice little wine, but it lacks character and depth.)

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