13 February 2013

And How Will You Learn Latin?

Mental floss has the answers:

When Pope Benedict announced his resignation yesterday, the first reporter to break the story was Giovanna Chirri. The Pope gave his statement in Latin, and while Chirri's French colleagues knew something was up when they saw the sad look on Benedict's face and caught a few words like "incapability," Chirri got the scoop because she understood Latin.
Read the full text here to learn how to learn Latin: 
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