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Re: Hello/now vegetables/MD

cathy carpenter wrote:
You went to Harvard? Guess the "no Latin" applied just to the undergrads. My spouse's Med School diploma was in Latin in 1973. Or did the riots achieve their purpose?
Yup. And the Riots failed in their purpose :-(. Likely the evil
decree applied to the College only and not to the various
professional schools.
On Saturday, March 22, 2003, at 12:26 PM, James R. Fisher wrote:

That brings to mind my experience with Latin diplomas. After having
given out diplomas in Latin for 300+ years, my school chose 1962 (my
year) to switch to English. That led to the famed 'Diploma Riots';
we had latin orations condeming the changs on the steps of Widener
Library, and I got my first and only taste of tear gas...
Jim Fisher
Vienna, Virginia USA
38.9 N 77.2 W
USDA Zone 7
Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]

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