So you think you know Latin

One of the things that has come out of this debate over the DAP controversy is the resurrection of a dead language called Latin. There was a time in Manila that Latin was de regueur among the youth. If you didn't know any Latin you would not count. Today, only lawyers, doctors and priests have preserved this language that even Italians no longer speak, unless they attend a Messa in Latino in one of those tiny churches in Italy attended by old women. My hubby Alan, who speaks three languages, decided to delve into Latin and he made a surprising discovery. Latin, although long dead and long buried, is still evolving. Especially in the legal field. And so he decided to write about his findings:

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Should the President be impeached over DAP?

Here's what a notable media critic told @hotmanila about the controversy over President Benigno Aquino's economic stimulus program called DAP. Questions and Answers about the DAP controversy Hot Manila - by Alan Robles - Seeking enlightenment on the contentious DAP issue, we enticed renowned and enigmatic media critic Justin Spinboogers, Esq, from his brooding seclusion to give us, with his trademark incisive and trenchant wit, the benefit of his sober and dispassionate insight.

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Exclusive photos on pork and Imelda Marcos

After I wrote my post yesterday about how there would be a media frenzy to get hold of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile's mugshots, my hubby Alan told me he'd already produced the photos. In fact he gave me two sets, which he assures can be used for any and all senators arrested because of the pork barrel scandal.

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Government may assign teachers to police Internet commenters

Just In – With social media networking sites becoming the primary source of news for most Filipinos, the government is thinking of assigning already overburdened teachers to check comments online. They will not censor content but rather point out mistakes in, for instance,  grammar and spelling. As usual, @hotmanila got the story first. Here is the breaking news: Gov’t mulls […]

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Dear Joe America, is this you?

Joe-America

Please let us know how we can help. I’m sure there are thousands of readers who would want to pitch in, in Cyber Plaza Miranda. Right guys? The last time Joe posted anything was just before Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, saying that the Philippines was “The Most Dangerous Land: Exhibit A.” He is right of course. He is also right, when in […]

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Yesterday I offered a mass for members of Cyber Plaza Miranda & my FB friends

Hi guys, I just thought I’d tell you before I lose Internet access again. Yesterday, I visited St. Francis’ basilica in Assisi – where his remains are buried. I made an offerta – a mass offering – for all the members of Cyber Plaza Miranda, along with my family, close relatives and friends in Facebook. His feast is coming, you […]

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Hi guys, I’m just taking a short break

Sorry I wasn’t able to post this note earlier. I had too many deadlines and had to prepare for my trip. My hubby gave me his air miles which I was supposed to use last year but didn’t because so many things  happened – the Corona impeachment trial followed by the uproar over ther cybercrime law. I just couldn’t go. […]

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