Semper ridiculus

Leo, John
May 1993
U.S. News & World Report;5/10/93, Vol. 114 Issue 18, p21
Discusses the profound motto crisis preoccupying residents of the State of Maryland regarding its motto, `Fatti maschii, parole femine,' which translates to `Manly deeds, womanly words.' The archaic Italian phrase from the crest of the Calverts, Maryland's founding family; Suggestions to residents; Macho mind-set; The need for a new translation.


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