Romani Ite Domum - Romans Go Home T-Shirt
Romani Ite Domum - Romans Go Home T-Shirt: Protest and civil disobedience from Monty Python's Life of Brian" Brian has just been caught by a Centurion painting an anti-Roman slogan and gets an impromptu Latin lesson for his troubles. Centurion: What is this then? Romanes eunt domus, "People called Romanes they go the house"? Brian: It..it says, "Romans, go home"! Centurion: No, it doesn't! What's Latin for "Roman"? [grabs Brian's ear] Come on, come on! Brian: Romanus! Centurion: Goes like? Brian: Annus! Centurion: Vocative plural of annus is...? Brian: Anni? Centurion: [writes] Romani. And eunt? What is eunt? Brian: "Go"! Let- Centurion: Conjugate the verb "to go". Brian: Ire; eo, is, it, imus, itis, eunt! Centurion: So eunt is...? Brian: Third person plural, present indicative. "They go!" Centurion: But "Romans, go home" is an order, so you must use the...? Brian: The... imperative! Centurion: Which is...? Brian: I! Centurion: [twisting Brian's ear] How many Romans? Brian: [yelling] I.. Plural, plural! Ite, ite! Centurion: [writing] Ite. Domus? Nominative? But "go home", it is motion towards, isn't it, boy? Brian: Dative, sir! [The centurion promptly draws his swords and presses it against Brian's throat. Brian yells:] No, not dative! Not the dative, sir! No! The... accusative, accusative! Domum, sir, ad domum! Centurion: Except that domus takes the...? Brian: The locative, sir! Centurion: Which is? Brian: Domum! Centurion: [writing] Domum... -um [sheathing his sword] Understand? Now, write it out a hundred times! Brian: Yes, sir, thank you, sir! Hail Caesar! Centurion: Hail Caesar. If it's not done by sunrise, I'll cut your balls off! Brian: Oh, thank you, sir. Thank you, sir. Hail Caesar and everything, sir!