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Old 05-26-2017, 04:55 AM
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Originally Posted by The Stafford Cripps View Post
No, they all sound plausible enough to be anecdotes about real people. I guessed correctly that 'natus' is the Latin for 'born'; it means that the man's real name was Julius Godalming, but he was predictably given the nickname 'Caesar'. I'm pretty sure it's from about a century ago, otherwise there would be some more recent stories.
Printed 1999, first edition listed as 1977.