Question: Scientific Latin and "la"

John Cowan jcowan at
Thu Jan 30 07:33:14 CET 2003

Jon Hanna scripsit:

> Is "la" the correct code for modern Latin, as used in binominals in biology,
> or do we have a need for a new registration?

"la" is usable for anything from PATRONUS SI CLIENTI FRAUDEM FECERIT
SACER ESTO up to the latest bulletin from the Vatican.

John Cowan  jcowan at
Dievas dave dantis; Dievas duos duonos          --Lithuanian proverb
Deus dedit dentes; deus dabit panem             --Latin version thereof
Deity donated dentition;
  deity'll donate doughnuts                     --English version by Muke Tever
God gave gums; God'll give granary              --Version by Mat McVeagh

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