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Um... all you need is 'read' and something for surfing, since it
didn't exist back in Roman times... remember what  Caesar said...
veni, vidi, vici.... I came, I saw, I conquered.  Which could also
apply to books and the Web too, when you think about it.

Dan Robinson
HW Wilson Company
Bronx, NY

On 11 May 2003 at 21:41, Fran Maye wrote:

> If I remember my Latin the verb is always last
> I came I saw I read  tranlates proximare (come closer) ego (I), verto
> (see) ego (I), legere (read) ego,
> There is no word that means surf in Latin especially in "surfing" the
> Internet.
> I hope this helps.
> Fran Maye
> Graduate Student NJCU
> -----Original Message-----
> From: School Library Media & Network Communications
> [mailto:LM_NET@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU]On Behalf Of Nina Franco
> Hello, LM_Netters,
> I hope that one of you will be able to help me.  A classroom teacher
> would like to find the translations in Latin for the following mottos.
>  She wants to use them on her bulletin board.  "I came, I saw, I
> surfed" (as in I surfed the net) and  "I came, I saw, I read"  of
> course, we do not have any Latin dictionaries in the library and the
> few that I found using Google are difficult for me to understand since
> I did not study Latin.
> Please Help!
> Nina Franco, LMS

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