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Great Caesar's Ghost!

It’s too bad that Clark Kent has quit the Daily Planet newspaper. Not that I’ve read the comic for years now. But I always had a soft spot for his editor, Perry White, who would often bark, “Great Caesar’s ghost!”

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I is for Ides

Vincenzo Camuccini-The Ides of March. 1800.

When one hears of ides, it is almost always the Ides of March, which is March 15. And when thinks of the Ides of March, one inevitably contemplates the assassination of Julius Caesar by his foes and so-called friends in 44 B.C.

Of course, the telling of the tale by William Shakespeare is the most well known portrayal of the leader’s murder. There are at least 27 different movies and TV shows named Julius Caesar in the IMDB.

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