Why…

April 17th, 2008

…does “video” end with “deo” and “audio” end with “dio?”

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  • 1. Aaron  |  April 17th, 2008 at 4:50 pm

    Are there any Latin people around anymore? You’d need to ask one of them.

  • 2. Patrick  |  April 17th, 2008 at 5:13 pm

    For the same reason drive up ATM’s have Braille instructions… Also for the same reason you drive in the parkway and park in the driveway.

  • 3. phel  |  April 17th, 2008 at 6:02 pm

    I’ve got a latin grammar book from 1891. Let me zee….

  • 4. BobG  |  April 17th, 2008 at 7:55 pm

    The Latin infinitives are:

    audire

    videre

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