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Poster: Brian Matthews <wilthain@handy-man.com>

Marcus Johns wrote:

> Hi again,
> The  joke is  a neat use of language.  You can try to use it to
> your advantage but it may come back for revenge.
> Have a warm and snow-free weekend,
> Marcus
> /-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/
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> Malty's Silly Stuff 11-33 vol #387
> Subject:  Exams at Cambridge
> Rated: G
> Source:  Taryn B
>  Exam Rules
>  Here is a true story someone found regarding exams at Cambridge University.
>  It seems that during an examination one day a bright young
>  student popped up and asked the proctor to bring him Cakes and Ale.
>  The following dialog ensued:
>  Proctor: I beg your pardon?
>  Student: Sir, I request that you bring me Cakes and Ale.
>  Proctor: Sorry, no.
>  Student: Sir, I really must insist. I request and require that you bring me
>  Cakes and Ale.
>  At this point, the student produced a copy of the four hundred year old
>  Laws of Cambridge, written in Latin and still nominally in effect, and
>  pointed to the section which read (rough translation from the Latin):
>  "Gentlemen sitting examinations may request and require Cakes and Ale".
>  Pepsi and hamburgers were judged the modern equivalent, and the student sat
>  there, writing his examination and happily slurping away.
>  Three weeks later the student was fined five pounds for not wearing a sword
>  to the examination.
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