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> Behalf Of Mad Mike
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> Subject: Re: [gundam] EFSF???
> BTW little trivia note where does the word
> "captain" come from :P?
Latin. The original word was "caput" (head), from which we also get the Italian
"capo" used by the Cosa Nostra/Mafia. The derivation is Caput -> Capitaneus
(Late Latin, "chief") -> Capitaine (Middle French) -> Capitane (Middle English).
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