Posted by Word Camel on March 13, 2002
In Reply to: Latin motto for Kentucky posted by ESC on March 13, 2002
: I don't have any questions. Just thought this was kind of curious.
: March 12, 2002
: Committee approves official Latin motto for Kentucky
: FRANKFORT -- The Latin
phrase "Deo gratiam habeamus" would become
: Kentucky's official Latin motto under legislation approved today by a House committee.
: The phrase translates to: "Let us be grateful to God."
And just think... because Latin is no longer offered in most American schools, no one will be the wiser.