Monday, January 25, 2016
Word of the Day
ad rem \ad REM\,
1. Without digressing; in a straightforward manner.
1. Relevant; pertinent.
I am sure these things are not ad rem. Some persons think, my lord, it is very hard these men should be forced against their consciences from the church. -- Richard Baxter, "The Practical Works of Richard Baxter"
The letter seems free of formulae, which suggests it was composed specifically ad rem. -- Roger Rees, "Layers of Loyalty in Latin Panegyric"
Ad rem is a useful Latin phrase that literally means "at thing" from the roots ad and rēs.
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