With the beginning of the New Year, I know many people have started about learning a language for a resolutions. Since profanities are informal and should not be used in public and more often spoken than in literature, it is worthwhile to note several written sources of Latin profanity:. Mater tua tam obesa est ut cum Romae est urbs habet octo colles! Your mama is so fat when she goes to Rome it has 8 hills!
14 Useful Latin Profanities You Can Use To Curse At People (And Impress Them)
Latin obscenity is the profane , indecent, or impolite vocabulary of Latin , and its uses. Words deemed obscene were described as obsc a ena obscene, lewd, unfit for public use , or improba improper, in poor taste , undignified. Documented obscenities occurred rarely in classical Latin literature, limited to certain types of writing such as epigrams , but they are commonly used in the graffiti written on the walls of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Among the documents of interest in this area is a letter written by Cicero in 45 BC ad Fam.