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 Author: legoman77 View Messages Posted By legoman77
 Posted: Aug 12, 2019 11:02
 Subject: It's alive! No it isn't! Yes it is, no , yes
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 Author: SylvainLS View Messages Posted By SylvainLS
 Posted: Aug 12, 2019 11:51
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In Off Topic, legoman77 writes:
  […]
3 Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem

Amongst other possibilities….


  […]
1941 French Marshal Henri Petain gave full support to Nazi Germany

That one surprised me: He’s almost exclusively known as Philippe Pétain.
His complete name is Henri Philippe Bénoni Omer Pétain, so I guess calling him
Henri could be correct but still, it sounds weird