Silly little things that delight you

On road signs, there are some up locally providing "Advance Warning" of a temporarly road closure rather than the grammatically incorrect "advanced warning" that seems to have become standard usage.
 
Apropos of which this appeared on the CLC blog today (a new set of adventures for Grumio and friends has just been devised):

“The strength of the Cambridge Latin Course has always been its stories. Far more than just vehicles for language learning, they are key to the success of the Course. In the early days of the pilot teachers reported soaring motivation in Latin lessons. Students could not wait for the next instalment of the narrative, which appeared in little orange pamphlets. In fact, Pat Story, Director at the Project from 1987 to 1996, has often spoken of the soap-like appeal of the stories.”
 
Watching the football team I support last night scab a 96th minute equaliser in a playoff match, then scab a 120th minute winner in extra time. Such weird pleasures derived from something I have no active input into.....
 
Apropos of which this appeared on the CLC blog today (a new set of adventures for Grumio and friends has just been devised):

“The strength of the Cambridge Latin Course has always been its stories. Far more than just vehicles for language learning, they are key to the success of the Course. In the early days of the pilot teachers reported soaring motivation in Latin lessons. Students could not wait for the next instalment of the narrative, which appeared in little orange pamphlets. In fact, Pat Story, Director at the Project from 1987 to 1996, has often spoken of the soap-like appeal of the stories.”
I was taught Latin at Manchester Grammar School by Robin Griffin who wrote the original Cambridge Latin course and who died just last year. He was a lovely man and a fine teacher; I always looked forward to his lessons and finding out what Caecilius and Quintus were up to.
 
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