Mr Bond said it read well but as verse did not scan. He was rather shocked by the misspelling - the double 'm' in adsumus. He offered the following to give the phrase a respectable metre: Ubi longae perveniunt undae, nos adsumus (where the long waves travel, we will be there).Reuse content
I TURNED to a former public orator at Oxford University, Godfrey Bond, to see if the Latin signature of Save Radio 4 Long Wave, the polite group of protesters who oppose the switch to FM, had any classical connections. They had ended their thank-you letters to the media and the police with the phrase Ubi longae perveniunt undae, ibi adsummus.