nemo me impune lacessit
[ ne-moh me im-poo-ne lah-kes-sit; English nee-moh mee im-pyoo-nee luh-ses-it ]
/ ˈnɛ moʊ mɛ ɪmˈpu nɛ lɑˈkɛs sɪt; English ˈni moʊ mi ɪmˈpyu ni ləˈsɛs ɪt /
no one attacks me with impunity: motto of Scotland.
I vs. MeIs it “my friends and I,” or “my friends and me?” I is a subject pronoun, and me is an object pronoun. This means I can be used as the subject of a sentence, and me can only be used as the object of one. I can perform an action, while me can only have actions performed upon it. Subject vs. Object Pronouns A subject …
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- nemine contradicente,
- nemine dissentiente,
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