Interesting Question of the Day – 23 November 2015

British academic and fan of a certain police movie series Christopher Frayling was knighted in 2001, and chose the following as his personal motto.

“Perge scelus mihi diem perficias.”

Dirty Harry Latin trivia

What does his motto mean in English?

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2 comments on “Interesting Question of the Day – 23 November 2015
  1. Emily Si says:

    I believe this loosely translates to “go ahead punk, make my day”

    • iqtrivia says:

      Well that’s one version of it. It has also been translated as “Proceed, varlet, and let the day be rendered perfect for my benefit.” Which is considerably more poetic.

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