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Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 7 01:21:23 UTC 2010

In this case, possible confusion with by "pretender"?

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On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 5:09 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> 1993 Norrie Epstein _The Friendly Shakespeare_ (N.Y.: Penguin) 289: Edward
> de now regarded as the leading contender to Shakespeare's crown
> Epstein doesn't claim that Edward, Earl of Oxford, really wrote
> Shakespeare's plays; just that some people think so and, even though Oxford
> died before some of the plays were supposedly written, you never can tell,
> can you?
> JL

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