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Thread #67074   Message #1119452
Posted By: Herga Kitty
19-Feb-04 - 04:56 PM
Thread Name: BS: Napoleon was a Scot
Subject: RE: BS: Napoleon was a Scot
I was reading only yesterday in the Independent about an Englishman raised in South London, but who went to St Andrews University and got a PhD in Classics, and was so obsessed by Scotland that he invented a childhood in the Hebrides, accent etc. His deception was so convincing that he was appointed Director of the Saltire Society