One of the things that has come out of this debate over the DAP controversy is the resurrection of a dead language called Latin.
There was a time in Manila that Latin was de regueur among the youth. If you didn’t know any Latin you would not count.
Today, only lawyers, doctors and priests have preserved this language that even Italians no longer speak, unless they attend a Messa in Latino in one of those tiny churches in Italy attended by old women.
My hubby Alan, who speaks three languages, decided to delve into Latin and he made a surprising discovery. Latin, although long dead and long buried, is still evolving. Especially in the legal field.
And so he decided to write about his findings: