Instant Message Excerpts: On Being a Network Engineer, 18, part 2

| October 10, 2012

Not long after the earlier conversation, a followup from my teammate. Biff(4:34:42 PM): you were serious? Russ(4:34:58 PM): about…? Biff(4:35:25 PM): about learning Latin, I mean. want to be a priest? Russ(4:35:33 PM): heh. not hardly Russ(4:35:59 PM): I’ve always been a linguist at heart. Russ(4:36:07 PM): And I love the classics Russ(4:36:26 PM): I’d […]

Language Peeve of the Week

| August 3, 2012

Heard on a cooking show: “I’ll start making the O Juice.” Grrrr. “Au jus” is French, meaning “with [its own] juice.” You cannot prepare au jus. You can prepare jus, which then goes au the prime rib. Got it?