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How to say "Seize the Feast" in Latin

 
 
Reply Tue 17 Jan, 2017 04:17 pm
Hi! I want to write "seize the feast/food" in Latin (a play on "carpe diem," in case that wasn't obvious). So far, I've gotten to Carpe Victus or Carpe Victum or Carpe Victas, but I'm not sure if any of those are correct. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!
 
Blickers
 
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Reply Wed 18 Jan, 2017 12:06 am
@rebeccaa,
Pretty sure George knows Latin. You might want to PM him at his profile page.

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George
 
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Reply Wed 18 Jan, 2017 05:27 pm
@rebeccaa,
Carpe victum is fine if you want "seize the food".
I'd recommend carpe epulum if you want "Seize the banquet".

By the way, carpe does not really mean "seize" but "pluck".
Horace was speaking metaphorically.
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