Re: Foreign Language Acquisition

From: Mike Sangrey (
Date: Mon Jan 24 2000 - 17:31:14 EST said:
> At 11:24 AM -0800 1/24/00, Garland H. Shinn wrote:
>> "VICE" is an English preposition meaning "instead of." Ain't you guys
>> got no dictionaries?
>> G. Shinn

> That's SO disappointing! ;-) And I always thought it was the first
> half of an ablative absolute!

And I thought "dead languages" was genitival: "The living vice OF dead

Perhaps, "ever-living" would be a better translation. Viva La Greek.


Mike Sangrey
Landisburg, Pa.
       There is no 'do' in faith, everywhere present within it is 'done'.

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