King KnutCanute

Subject: King KnutCanute
From: David Dvorkin <dvorkin -at- BOLIX -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 1997 12:06:23 -0600

King Canute didn't try to hold back the sea. Poor fellow. After all these centuries, he still gets hit with that accusation, when in fact he was trying to prove to his fawning courtiers that he couldn't hold back the sea.

(At least, that's the version I read.)




David Dvorkin
Qualix Group
Boulder Development Ctr.
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