[Noisebridge-board] ex libris noisebridge

esc mediapathic at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 16:25:25 PST 2010


Amusingly, a google for that latin version of the motto brings up as
the first hit the imdb page for Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure.

--steen

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 4:18 PM, Seth David Schoen <schoen at loyalty.org> wrote:
> Andy Isaacson writes:
>
>> I want one of these:
>>
>> http://www.idealseal.net/services.html
>> specifically,
>> http://www.idealseal.net/sitebuilder/images/IMG_0048_edited-149x150.jpg
>> only with Latin rather than English, for the Noisebridge library.
>> It goes with something like
>> http://www.stamp-connection.com/products/EMB-MDESK-CORP.html
>> and looks totally awesome and retro.  (A coworker of mine had embossed
>> all his books, years back, and it's stuck with me since.)
>>
>> If nobody beats me to it, I'll cook up some art and send it off to
>> Ideal.  But it'd be great if somebody could beat me to it.  I can deal
>> with PDF, SVG, and (maybe) .ai.
>>
>> Seth, can you vet the Latin?  I think we want
>>
>>      Ex Libris
>>       (logo)
>>     Noisebridge
>>
>> I don't really want to translate "Noisebridge" to Latin although that'd
>> be amusing.
>
> I've rendered it as "Pons Strepitus" (genitive "Pontis Strepitus") but
> that, of course, doesn't really make any sense in Latin.
>
> I do feel pretty confident about our motto being "liberales inter vos
> estote", though.
>
> --
> Seth David Schoen <schoen at loyalty.org> | Qué empresa fácil no pensar en
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>


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