Semper aliquid novi Chinam adferreJuly 6, 2020 Tim WorstallHealth Care9 CommentsJust what we need, eh? Chinese city in Inner Mongolia issues bubonic plague warning previousLooking for the idiot bitnextParty Time 9 thoughts on “Semper aliquid novi Chinam adferre” bilbaoboy July 6, 2020 at 6:31 am Antibiotics Arthur the Cat July 6, 2020 at 7:12 am Plague usually isn’t a problem so long as you can get antibiotics quickly enough. From the CDC in the US: Over 80% of United States plague cases have been the bubonic form. In recent decades, an average of seven human plague cases have been reported each year (range: 1–17 cases per year). Plague has occurred in people of all ages (infants up to age 96), though 50% of cases occur in people ages 12–45. It occurs in both men and women, though historically is slightly more common among men, probably because of increased outdoor activities that put them at higher risk. The Meissen Bison July 6, 2020 at 7:45 am Chinam What has Pliny ever done to you? Diogenes July 6, 2020 at 9:19 am I prefer “ex China semper aliquid novi”. The meaning is clearer Ottokring July 6, 2020 at 9:25 am With the nuclear accident in Iran, I’ve nearly completed my 2020 disaster bingo card. Just the asteroid to go. Michael Remington July 6, 2020 at 3:14 pm ex Sinae semper aliquid novi is slightly better Latin. Based on Ptolemy’sΣῖναι,apparently through Sanskrit. philip July 6, 2020 at 4:19 pm Tetra cyclinus aliquot anti distemper novi The Meissen Bison July 6, 2020 at 5:10 pm Nah, Michael R and Diogenes. Why try to improve on Pliny/Worstall? Semper aliquid novi Sinam adferre Also Sinae are the people rather than the place – that’s a f pl noun, ex takes the ablative so that’s Sinis. John Galt July 7, 2020 at 4:14 am Bonus dolor! It’s become pendants corner for the boys who failed Latin (i.e. all of them) Caesar adsum jam forte Brutus aderat Caesar sic in omnibus Brutus sic in at Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.