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Old 2020-02-28, 10:40   #18
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Originally Posted by CRGreathouse View Post
I read an interesting undergraduate thesis some years ago that did stratified sampling in Vatican City to address precisely that. You might be interested; I was able to find it online:
Latin Allocution and the Applications and Usage of Latin as a Modern Language by the Vatican City State, Michael Connaughton, 2003.
What a wonderful find! Thank you for pointing me to it.

I love a response in one interview:

I mean degrees in Harvard and Oxford and Cambridge andโ€”that used to be all Latin. You used to have Latin Composition, Greek Composition to get into Oxford, Cambridge.

As noted above, I escaped that requirement by only a few years.
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