Yoshitoshi Kanemaki's memento morae


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That is one beautiful piece of art headed by a magnificently screwed up plural. (According to http://languagehat.com/one-memento-mori-two-memento-mori/, the plural of memento mori is still memento mori…)


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Came here to say that. If I’m not mistaken, “memento morae” means “remember delays”, if it’s at all grammatically sensible.


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According to the profound Latinity of Google and Wikipedia, memento would take pretty much any case except a nominative, so my best guess is genitive singular.
However, even the original is widely frowned upon as a mediaeval corruption, so one could probably get away with anything remotely plurally sounding.

Romanes eunt domus.


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