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2010-07-27 Afghanistan
Afghan Forces Re-capture Barg-e-Matal District
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Posted by Fred 2010-07-27 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [682 views ]  Top
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#1 King Canute gets a bad rap: he actually was one of those few Christian kings who took seriously the Christian virtue of humility. He ordered the sea to back off in response to a comment from an a**-kissing courtier, to show them he wasn't God.

Personality-wise, a Xerxes he was not.
Posted by Ptah 2010-07-27 10:27||   2010-07-27 10:27|| Front Page Top

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