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Jul 17, 2006

Esse Quam Videri

North Carolina's motto, "Esse Quam Videri" means "It's not the heat, it's the humidity."

-- JDW, wiseacre and former colleague.

Sometime tell me again why I didn't stay in Denver for another month or so?

12:46 AM in Quotables | Permalink


I think it really means "To be sweaty, rather than to seem sweaty."

Posted by: minty | Jul 17, 2006 6:25:06 AM

last summer was so bad that i seriously considered checking into whether i could live in seattle for the summer this year, and work remotely.

Posted by: lisa | Jul 17, 2006 9:24:08 AM