The Proper Pronunciation of Certiorari

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 24 18:34:11 UTC 2014

WB: Caesar dixit <<Veni, vidi, vici.>>
Classical Latin:  [WAY-knee, WEE-dee, WEE-key].
Church Latin:  [VAIN-knee, VEE-dee, VEE-chee].
Could never bring myself to do the [w] thing. Preferred the Mussolini
delivery. Christian Brothers let us decide for ourselves.

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