DEBThey precede mis
RES [on the music scale --- not legalese for a welcome change]
I know "deo volente" but not DEO gratias, which seems a Latin phrase not normally used in English.
Speaking about foreign language, "Dirndl" just doesn't come up much, or ever, in my reading, nor does BLIN, which I was lucky to guess because it sounds like blintz
, which I recalled from my Brooklyn boyhood. [Crossing BLIN and BODICE (from Dirndl) is a bit unsporting.]
I think I'm glad never to have seen or even heard of The Tarnished Angels
though it would've helped me solve this thing faster.
It appears I studied the wrong pantheons. Instead of Grecian and Roman, I should have spent more time on Star Wars
. Am I the only one who would fail to identify YODA from his/her/its picture? Forget any quotations --- today's sounds like it came from Vince Lombardi.