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nil carborundum

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  • Isn't this the kind of blue funk you get from those no fun, nosh-Nazi, low-carb diets?

    July 19, 2008

  • Oh, and he's a bastard if he even suggests it.

    July 19, 2008

  • nil carborundum illegitimorum = don't let your mechanic install an off-brand carburetor. Trust me, you'll end up paying more in the long run (well known latin maxim).

    July 19, 2008

  • different case endings for illegitimi are used.

    The basic saying "nil carborundum" is thought to have originated during WW2. Obviously it can't predate the first synthesis of carborundum.

    July 18, 2008

  • gangerh was too modest to say so, but the perfective form is nil carborundumdudgeon.

    July 18, 2008

  • Nolite te bastardes carborundorum is part of a linguistic trope in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.

    July 18, 2008

  • I have heard so many variations on this expression, jmp. My family used to sya nil desperandum illegitimos carborundum.

    July 18, 2008

  • Is it like zero toelerance?

    July 18, 2008

  • So what's this nil carborundum footprint I keep hearing about?

    July 18, 2008

  • Mock-Latin: nil carborundum illegitimorum = don't let the bastards grind you down

    July 18, 2008