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ursulav

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My thanks to everyone who suggested mottos--there were some really good ones, but in the end, I had to go with the classic:
I despise the arrogant wombat.

In case anyone doesn't know the origin, I once had a troll with a questionable grip on either the language or consensual reality leave some truly bizarre comments on my art, one of which was the marvelous phrase "I despise the arrogant wombat." The pleasure I have derived from this phrase is all out of proportion, and it still gives me the warm fuzzies. 'Cos I mean, really, doesn't that just say it all?


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Like an English-speaker has any justification for complaint.

Well, I consider myself an expert on surfeit of choice.

The thing is, I've been speaking English my entire life, so I consider it to have, not so much a wealth of synonyms, but a wealth of words for subtle gradations of meaning. That's all idiomatic, though, and my Latin is anything but idiomatic.

And I think the infinitive I was looking for is 'odire', not 'odiare'. Like I said, rusty as hell. 'Odio' is right, though. Bloody irregularities.

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