Ab Initio — to commence a program of bodybuilding.
Amicus Curiae — affable grandson of Pierre and Marie Curie.
A Posteriori — relating to the buttocks.
Bona Fide — imperative, “Bone, Fido, fetch.”
Carpe Diem — (1) to complain from dawn to dusk; (2) fish of the day.
Casus Belli — interrogative, “Are you pregnant or just fat?”
Caveat Emptor — warned to take out the garbage.
Ceteris Paribus — to offer your seat to another (often the elderly or infirm).
Cum Laude — vocally enthusiastic orgasm.
Custodia Legis — unemployed lawyer engaged as a janitor.
Da Mihi Factum — statement of individual preference, e.g., “Me-hee for Yoo-hoo.”
De Minimis — relating to a small, unmarried woman.
Defalcation — to clear birds of prey from property.
De Facto — antonym, de think so.
Dictum Meum Pactum — a boastful statement of being well endowed, i.e., hung.
Ex Delicto — at one time, tasty.
Exeat — to delete by penciled “X’s.”
Ex Parte — after the cops arrive.
Ex Post — (1) discontinued breakfast cereal; (2) uncovered, naked.
Fama Nihil Est Celerius — where celery grows, no man starves.
Fiat Justitia — a well-considered Italian automobile.
Functus Officio — an off-smelling bureaucrat.
In Forma Pauperis — to rat out poor people.
In Loco Parentis — affirmative defense to child battery.
Ipso Facto — the matter is true because I say so.
Lingua Franca — colloquy between two men named Frank.
Mandamus — colloquial, statement of personal belief or opinion, e.g., “Man, ‘dey must be smokin’ hot.”
Motion in Limine — vigorous arm movement required to mix a vodka gimlet.
Mutatis Mutandis — excerpt, Ira Gershwin lyric, viz., “You say mutatis. I say mutandis…Let’s call the whole thing off.”
Non Compos Mentis — to doubt the need for a breath mint.
Nulla Bona — failure to achieve tumescence.
Obiter Dictum — idiomatic, lit., over there, dickhead.
Pacta Sunt Servunda — the maid will pack the bags.
Pro Tanto — exhortation, “Onward, my faithful Indian companion.”
Sui Generis — commonplace hog holler.
Per Quod — variation, Ahab’s vessel in Moby Dick.
Per Se — affectation, a French lady’s handbag.
Respondeat Superior — a haughty, pretentious or smartalecky reply.
Stare Decisis — embarrassingly lengthy review of menu before ordering.
Subpoena — of diminutive girth.
Vide Supra — ability to see through all elements, except lead.