Also Seen: Jerry Brown Latinizes

The incipit of something in Capitol Notes:

California’s Latin-fluent governor, as he likes to do, invoked the ancient language when asked what he would say to millions of the state’s citizens impacted by about $1 billion in automatic, and immediate, budget cuts.

“Nemo dat non habet,” said Governor Jerry Brown in a Capitol news conference. “It means, ‘No man gives what he does not have.'”

Although it is pretty common knowledge (to judge by department websites) that Jerry Brown has a Classics degree, I can’t recall him showing off his knowledge ‘in the press’ before …