Classic Fail

The incipit of a piece from some small town newspaper in Ontario:

The ancient Greeks had a saying: “Carpe diem,” which means “Capture the day” or “seize the moment.”

That is precisely what the Pembroke Lumber Kings want to do tonight when they take on the Camrose Kodiaks in a semifinal game at the Royal Bank Cup, Canada’s national Junior A hockey championship. [etc.]

… more evidence of the general lack of basic Classical knowledge up here in the Great White North, alas …

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