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"The parrots are always drunk."

Translation:Psittaci semper ebrii sunt.

September 3, 2019

26 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EricWu448438

No one: ... Parrots: "Hold my beer"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PRS_1206

Hold my lingot...


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

Drunk Dishonest Angry Parrots, the DuoLingo Latin Course Mascot.

We need somebody to make up Sanrio style images based upon the various DuoLingo Mascots (Include the Horses that Steal Teeth from the Spanish Course)


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

You just forgot the Danish course where the unicorns use drugs every day, the chicken is Prime Minister, the elephants are eating you, the fish is telling you about the wine, the turtle is very religious, the horse drinks wine, the duck says good morning and the bear drinks beer on the bicycle


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martha94435

In the Hungarian course, kindergarten teachers fly. Constantly.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ezequiel724903

I need to take that course


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

Duolingo Latin's official motto.


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

I recently learned that Aristotle not only philosophised and tutored Alexander the Great but also observed and wrote about animals. He can (apparently) be considered the father of biology. One of his observations was of a drunk parrot which got cheekier the more it drank. So, this may not be quite as mad as some of Duo's other units.


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

Drunk parrots 4ever


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kenn_2

What's this fixation with drunk parrots? It seems (as stated below) that Aristotle only mentions them once. I gather the Romans were keenly interested in Greek culture, but drunk parrots? And, he didn't say they were always drunk, did he?


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

Why is this in the language unit?


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

Duolingo Latin course – home of the drunk parrots.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thenino85

To be fair, it has been two units since we've had a drunk parrot sentence.


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

I made it through the course in about two hours, so I didn't really notice. The drunk parrots return in a later skill, but yeah, do do appear less often in the latter part of the course.


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

A hangover will do that to you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Franz460815

Being "Semper ebrius" is the best way to avoid hangover. By the way, does someone know the Latin for "hangover"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gill714966

Is “Semper psittaci ebrii sunt” correct, with word order to place justifiable empasis on “always”, or have I misssd something?


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

To me that sounds as if you're trying to say "There are always drunk parrots." or "They are always drunk parrots."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lanternshark1

In the Russian course horses are architects...


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

When I saw the word "semper" to be introduced this was the first sentence that came up to my mind. And then I actually see it in the course.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Scian4

I dunno about parrots, but we certainly have drunken wood-pigeons (kērēru) flying about. They eat over-ripe (fermenting) karaka berries, and, well...

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