Words at Play : Top 10 Latin Words to Live By

#5: Semper Fidelis

What It Means:

"always faithful"

Where It Comes From:

These two words have long served as motto for families, schools, and organizations – most famously, since 1883, for the United States Marine Corps.

Semper Fidelis is also the title of the USMC march, composed by John Phillips Sousa.

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