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2017: Just read a Dilbert and go to sleep.

Help me come up with the wittiest motto for 2017. [more inside]
posted by PorcupineQuills on Dec 23, 2016 - 69 answers

Copywriters/humorists of AskMe, help me with some pithy phrases?

I need help with some very short phrases for some promotional buttons I need to make. Help me? [more inside]
posted by BlahLaLa on Apr 19, 2016 - 20 answers

"Give yourself the chance to get lucky."

Translate this phrase into as many languages as possible: "Give yourself the chance to get lucky." This was essentially my favorite uncle's personal motto, and I'd like to make something special with the translations. More context inside. [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Jan 11, 2016 - 13 answers

We need a motto. It should be in Latin so it can look good on a crest.

My husband and I would like a good Latin translation for "Doing it Right. Right Now." You could also punctuate it this way: "Doing it right right now" [more inside]
posted by nosila on Jan 18, 2015 - 7 answers

Latin Motto Help

I am looking to have the following phrase translated into Latin: "Two is one, one is none" [more inside]
posted by tarpin on Sep 13, 2014 - 5 answers

Psychiatry department needs slogan for T-shirts

My university Psychiatry department is getting custom T-shirts, help me come up with a good slogan or logo. [more inside]
posted by arrmatie on Aug 1, 2014 - 34 answers

Translate a motto to Latin please?

If "art for art's sake" is "ars gratia artis", what would be the Latin translation of "fear for fear's sake"?
posted by Tom-B on Jul 7, 2014 - 4 answers

"Also sprach Zarathustra" doesn't come across too well in print

I'm looking for a tagline to use this year on print and web PR for a small literary science fiction and fantasy convention that riffs off of 2001: A Space Odyssey. [more inside]
posted by telophase on Jun 27, 2014 - 12 answers

This is not "Veritas liberabit vos"

I am designing a coat of arms, as a gag, that would have the Latin equivalent of "Just to piss you off" as the motto. It just doesn't quite cut it in English. Can this be easily translated into a Latin equivalent? [more inside]
posted by flyingrock on May 12, 2014 - 6 answers


What are some famous examples of historic campaign slogans and mottoes? [more inside]
posted by Mike Mongo on Nov 1, 2013 - 35 answers

Bring out your space related bits and pieces!

Looking for a good motto, quote, or possibly a graphic related to space exploration/research, intended to be engraved on a gift pocketknife. I need ideas! [more inside]
posted by 2N2222 on Jun 20, 2012 - 21 answers

What does "jouir en bien" mean in English?

I need a translation of a family motto: "jouir en bien" or "joir en bien". [more inside]
posted by cda on Apr 4, 2012 - 10 answers

Welcome to the magic kingdom

Memorable slogans or mottos to carve on a beds headboard. [more inside]
posted by Iteki on Sep 4, 2011 - 35 answers

Latin Scholars - please hope me

Trying to get the appropriate form of Latin for a motto. The intent in English is along the lines of "better capability (or purchasing), through better understanding (science / research or knowledge)". Google has not been my friend here providing forms which don't translate back into English correctly. [more inside]
posted by dangerousdan on Jul 3, 2011 - 2 answers

How to best communicate this phrase in Latin?

Latin motto help - I'd like a phrase translated to Latin so it can be engraved on an item... but I don't know Latin. This is my Google-wrought attempt so far: Metiens metire semper, parum Accuratus munio vocat atra mors. What does it mean, and how could it be improved to best mean what I want it to mean? The English phrase is inside... [more inside]
posted by anonymisc on Jun 26, 2011 - 14 answers

What is "get excited and make things" in Latin?

What is "get excited and make things" in Latin? [more inside]
posted by amery on May 25, 2011 - 11 answers

Calm. At Ease.

Do you have any quick phrases or slogans that you like to repeat yourself to get yourself to calm down (or at least NOT panic) when entering an anxiety-inducing situation? [more inside]
posted by AlbatrossJones on Aug 30, 2010 - 95 answers

Help me create a concise motto on science.

Yet-another-latin-translation-filter: Help me create a concise motto on science. [more inside]
posted by RobotNinja on Jul 27, 2010 - 13 answers

Groton...subtle and insidious?

The Groton School motto is "To serve is to rule". What do you think it means in this particular context? [more inside]
posted by quosimosaur on Aug 14, 2009 - 16 answers

Vini, Vici, Excelsior, lorem ipsum

Help me come up with a Latin motto for a fake college. [more inside]
posted by The Man from Lardfork on Dec 13, 2008 - 37 answers

Comi, bibui, lascivi?

Comi, bibui, lascivi. Does it mean what my friend was aiming for? [more inside]
posted by lilywing13 on Oct 7, 2008 - 8 answers

I came, I saw, I swore somewhat...

English - Latin translation question. I should have paid attention in school but there was this really nice girl sitting next to me and you know how it goes... [more inside]
posted by longbaugh on Aug 3, 2006 - 6 answers

Can you help with a Latin translation?

How would this motto translate into Latin? "Embrace change, never compromise." [more inside]
posted by starvingartist on Jul 22, 2006 - 11 answers

What Message Plays In Your Head, and Did You Choose It?

Do you have a mantra/motto/mission statement/internal worry stone? [M.I.] [more inside]
posted by katie on Dec 8, 2004 - 80 answers

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