In Omnia Paratus And Other Latin Phrases You’ve Heard While StreamingFrom Gilmore Girls to the Handmaid's Tale to Harry Potter, Latin (or some form of it) is everywhere. Well, let's whip out our glasses and study up on some of the most popular pop culture Latin phrases.
We Can Thank Alexander Hamilton For Giving Us These WordsSince Lin Manuel Miranda turned Hamilton from a mysterious face on our $10 bill to a household name, the impact this "bastard orphan" had on our modern lives has become increasingly apparent. Case in point: Many of the words and phrases used on a daily basis in America are thought to have originated with everyone's favorite "ten dollar founding father."
Origin of bastard wing
First recorded in 1765–75
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British Dictionary definitions for bastard wing
a tuft of feathers attached to the first digit of a bird, distinct from the wing feathers attached to the other digits and the ulnaAlso called: alula
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