The prize for the most clever Latin word introduced this year goes to Reginald Foster for his Ciceronian rendition of "tweet," "tweeter, "to tweet."
Reginald says: "I almost jumped out of my skin when I remembered that Cicero says this in the first word of his letter to Atticus: Breviloquentem iam me tempus ipsum facit. "The circumstance itself is making me a brief talker." He says it all in one word Breviloquentem (ad Atticum book 7, letter 20, line 1).
The whole story is recounted in Lewis and Short, A Latin Dictionary under the heading for breviloquens and following. From Cicero's word breviloquentem we can get the verb brevis-loquor written as one word breviloquor.
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