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per annum
by the year
annual
per capita
by the heads, used in counting people
I wear a cap on my head.
per centum
The Latin abbreviation is
"per cent.".
out of each hundred, or "percent"
We say "percent" the correct Latin is ___ _______.
per diem
by the day
not by night, but by ___
Chosse a Latin phrase from cards 1-4 to complete this sentence:

I want to receive my allowance weekly and NOT ___ _______!
per annum
12 months = ?
Use phrase from 1-4 to complete:

Better, yet! Rather than recveive my allowance weekly, how about ___ _____!
per diem
1/7 of a week
Use phrase from 1-4:

The sales price was 10 ____ _________.
per centum
%
The Mayor of the city announced he was decreasing taxes on a ____ _______ basis!
per capita
term used when counting people
post mortem
after death
"Mortal" means we don't live forever-we are mortal. Ligcially, the Latin word for death is _ _ _ _ _ _.
prima facie
first appearance, obvious
prima is not second, but _______.
Facie looks like "face", doesn't it? Drawing first conclusions from first appearances
rara avis
rare bird, sometimes used as a compliment of ones talents
Rara looks like the word "rar_".
Use a Latin phrase from 9-11 to complete:

The mystery movie opened with the doctor examining the body, ________ ________.
post mortem
The body was not moving.....
Use 9-11:

Smiling, the creative drama instructor said to her pupil, "You are one _____ ______!"
rara avis
a compliment of creative talents
Use 9-11:

After seeing a trail of candy wrappers leading to my younger sister's room, I knew ______ ________ that she had eaten all of my candy.
prima facie
drawing conclusions from first appearances
re
regarding, often seen on notes
The lettere read:
To: Mr. Jones
Date: January 2, 2009
_ _: Publication of Your New Book
seriatim
a series
When you won the Pulitzer Prize and held a press conference, you told the reporters you would answer their questions ___________.
stare decisis
the decision stands
When the students asked to change the old rules and create new ones, the principal simply stated, "No. Sorry,but _____ ______."
statim
common abbreviation: stat.
immediately!
The drill captain yelled, "Do it ____!"
sub rosa
under the rose, or more commonly used to mean: secretly
"Sub" means not above, but _______.
"Rosa" smells sooo good!
The phrase comes from olden days when people would need to leave the house and go out to the garden for privacy to talk.
Use phrases from 1-4 to complete:

The procedure was detailed and the steps had to be followed ________.
seriatim
one after the other in a series
Use 1-4 to complete:

The coach would not change his schedule. The time of the match remains ________ _________.
stare decisis
First word begins with "S"
Second word begins with "D"
"Shhh!" We have to plan the party _____ ______.
sub rosa
secretly
"Hurry, get on the plane ______."
stat or statim
quickly, now
terra firma
firm ground
After touring 3 continents in 3 months, we were happy to be back home on _______ _______!
verbatum
word for word
reminds you of "verbal"
versus
common abbreviation: vs. or v.
against
the abbreviation is used in sports games to name the teams playing one another
Use phrases from 9-11 to complete:

The instructor read the detailed directions _________.
verbatum
word for word
The troops returned home, proudly saying, "We are back on _______ _______!"
firm ground
firma looks like _______
terra looks like territory
UGA ________ Ga Tech tonight!
versus
vs or v is the common abbreviation
finis!
the end
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