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Humor: Cakes and Ale

>Cakes and Ale
>        Here is a true story (I suppose) someone found regarding exams
>CambridgeUniversity. It seems that during an examination one day a
bright young
>student popped up and asked the proctor to bring him Cakes and Ale.
>        The following dialog ensued:
>             Proctor: I beg your pardon?
>             Student: Sir, I request that you bring me Cakes and Ale.
>             Proctor: Sorry, no.
>             Student: Sir, I really must insist. I request andrequire
that you bring me Cakes and Ale.
>        At this point, the student produced a copy of the four hundred
year old Laws of Cambridge, written in Latin and still nominally in
effect, and pointed to the section which read (rough translation from the
>        "Gentlemen sitting examinations may request and require Cakes 
>and Ale".
>        Pepsi and hamburgers were judged the modern equivalent, and 
>the student sat there, writing his examination and happily slurping
>        Three weeks later the student was fined five pounds for not 
>wearing a sword to the examination.

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