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David Fawthrop
June 26th 03, 11:48 PM
Danish astronomer Tyco Brahe wore a metal nose after he lost the
original to syphilis.

CeeBee
June 27th 03, 01:52 AM
David Fawthrop > wrote

> Danish astronomer Tyco Brahe wore a metal nose after he lost the
> original to syphilis.
>

Danish astronomer Tyco Brahe was in fact Tycho Brahe, called Tyge at his
birth, until those Latin lovers came in...

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Ron Miller
June 27th 03, 10:00 PM
"David Fawthrop" > wrote in message
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> Danish astronomer Tyco Brahe wore a metal nose after he lost the
> original to syphilis.

He also particularly enjoyed removing it to the consternation of his
company. One hestitates to even imagine . . .

R