Today’s Phrase for Latin Lovers

Rex in Regno suo superiores habet Deum et Legem.

The King in his Realm hath two superiors: God and the Law. -- Henry Care (1646-1688) on English liberties and the Magna Carta


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Prudent Bedtime Story #1: Uncle Wolf

It’s been a long weekend. Time to turn in and get rested up for the big week ahead. So as a Sunday treat, let Aunt Prudy read you one of her favorite fairy tales.

This one comes from the Italian Folktales collected by Italo Calvino. It’s all about greedy people who don’t want to earn their rewards and who break their contracts.

This is the tale of…

Uncle Wolf

Click the arrow to listen to the 5-minute story.

Be good now, boys and girls, and maybe I’ll read you another story next week.