More Latin

More Latin words and phrases from Jon R. Stone’s “Latin for the Illiterati”

usus est tyrannus: custom is a tyrant
bruma: the winter solstice
lucifer: light-bringing (the morning star)
sit venia verbis: pardon my words
index animi sermo est: speech is an indicator of thought
margaritas ante porcos: pearls before swine
chorea scriptorum: writer’s cramp
aequinoctium vernum: the vernal equinox

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