The Press: Semper Latina

Four times a year, a milk farmer in Indiana, a granary proprietor in St. Louis, a cobbler in Portland, Maine, and 25,000 other subscribers wait with varying degrees of impatience for their copies of a slender little magazine called Auxilium Latinum. Then, with varying degrees of proficiency, they translate its contents. The latest issue has a profile on Fredulus Astaire, he lyrics of a song called Somnians Pulchra (Beautiful Dreamer), one column of jokes under the heading "Sub-rideamus!" (Let Us Smile!), and, as usual, a Crucigramma (crossword puzzle). Auxilium Latinum—which means Latin help—is a U.S. magazine printed in Latin.

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