=SDC= Q17: Not Possessive

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Vinny Burgoo

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Aug 19, 2011, 6:31:50 AM8/19/11
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Around 1492, the year when Cuba was discovered, he came to Florence. He
accompanied Michelangelo to hear fiery sermons. Some decades later, it
was he who informed the Russians about the discovery of Cuba. By then
he had spent many years in prison for crimes including mistranslation.
Who was he? Any reasonable version of his name will be accepted.

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John Holmes

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Aug 19, 2011, 7:26:26 AM8/19/11
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Maxim Grek or Maximus the Greek.

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Vinny Burgoo

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Aug 19, 2011, 7:43:05 AM8/19/11
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In alt.usage.english, John Holmes wrote:
>Vinny Burgoo wrote:
>> Around 1492, the year when Cuba was discovered, he came to Florence.
>> He accompanied Michelangelo to hear fiery sermons. Some decades
>> later, it was he who informed the Russians about the discovery of
>> Cuba. By then he had spent many years in prison for crimes including
>> mistranslation. Who was he? Any reasonable version of his name will
>> be accepted.
>
>Maxim Grek or Maximus the Greek.

Thank you!

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VB
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Jerry Friedman

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Aug 19, 2011, 10:00:50 AM8/19/11
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On Aug 19, 5:43 am, Vinny Burgoo <hlu...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> In alt.usage.english, John Holmes wrote:
>
> >Vinny Burgoo wrote:
> >> Around 1492, the year when Cuba was discovered, he came to Florence.
> >> He accompanied Michelangelo to hear fiery sermons. Some decades
> >> later, it was he who informed the Russians about the discovery of
> >> Cuba.  By then he had spent many years in prison for crimes including
> >> mistranslation. Who was he?  Any reasonable version of his name will
> >> be accepted.
>
> >Maxim Grek or Maximus the Greek.
>
> Thank you!

Your Cormo, if you're allowed to possess it, is making its way to you
by a roundabout route from Epirus.

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Jerry Friedman, T. O. Sheeptranslator

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