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"Volumen in bibliotheca celamus."

Translation:We hide the book in the library.

August 29, 2019

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lucas563086

Not the best hiding spot


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IanWitham1

Haven't you read The Purloined Letter by Egar Allan Poe? A letter was hidden among other letters. Hiding a stolen book among hundreds of other books would be a great idea.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PERCE_NEIGE

It makes sense for me too.

When I was a student, I had to pass some competitions, only a few students were selected for the degree. And so, a lot of students were hiding the books needed to study the exam, among the other books of the library, on the wrong shelves, of course (as they couldn't take them outside of the library). In a big university library, it's very efficient to hide a book among other books.

It's impossible to find out. An excellent hiding spot, definitely better than to hide them among wares or food.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ThomasClarke9

Sounds like a dreadful society to me...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/zuoanqh

actually the best place to hide a tree is in the forest


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yasmine_y

Not "the scroll"...?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Matthias1414

Except, if we imagine the context of an antique Roman library, there would be only scrolls. Thus, once again: good hiding spot.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SnarlsBarky

The "we" in this exercise might well be the person(s) who's gotten under the skin of Late Show host and comic genius Stephen Colbert for hiding books in the Cœur d'Alene, Idaho library:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE_Qxjy_3_k


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sparrowhawk28

What's the difference between volume and libro?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JesseEllisDavis

Wow, that's a really smart place to hide it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew211782

Hiding in plain sight???


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pedro668729

What's the difference between volume and libro?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EsperWolf

Huh Not so bright, my man


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JasonGilli14

You've just been punk'd!

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