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Aired 4/19/09

Salve ! That’s the Latin words for “greetings,” and it’s also the source of the English word “salutations!” Richard and Martha will take a look at how the language of ancient Rome lives on in English words and phrases.

And the Verbivores’ persona grata—Quizzicist John Chaneski—will carpe diem with a Verbivore Challenge based on the little-known family history of Marx…the Brothers Marx, that is.

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