Story Translation: Tired Feet

(learning English words from Latin and Greek elements)

English vocabulary can be enhanced by translating these Greek and Latin elements to simple English

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Bi Tired Peds

Ante Ego was tri annus presbyo, Ego was ible to read librs in quadr lingus. Cred it or not, Ego could portat on pent conversations at uni chrono.

In spelling agons, Ego won ennial post annu. Ego traveled from terr to terr so anthropos could aud me. Ego spent hemi of my juven hodoing.

To dies [DEE uhs] my bio is with ex meaning. My peds are tired, and my onym is a forgotten thing.

Ego esthe as if Ego am cent-bi annus gero, when actually Ego am only quint times quadri ennials of presby.

Well, at least my pictograph is still in my high school annulibr.