Read the following selection and then substitute the appropriate Latin abbreviations, words, or phrases for the material in italics. Check your answers here.
The lecturer had spoken to a nauseating extent __________ (that is __________, he'd been speaking for over two hours), and his topics were so disjointed that I wondered if he was not of sane mind __________. He blathered on about his school from which he'd graduated __________, and then said that he'd graduated about __________ 1995 and had weighed about 150 pounds __________. Discussion of an academic conference __________ he'd recently attended took another fifteen minutes.