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Anecdote o' the day

From Ha'aretz:

"[in 1951] As [Israel] tries to come to grips with foreign names, a dispute arises over whether the name of the Roman statesman and orator Cicero should be pronounced Kikero or Sisero. Menachem Begin quotes "Sisero" in an address to the Knesset, to which Speaker Yosef Sprinzak responds: "Mr. Begin, we say 'Kikero.'" Begin retorts: "Thank you very much, Mr. Sprinkak."

Many more fine Knesset related tales there, as there is a list of 33 of them, but I like that one best, and decided after a few days' mulling that I would post it.

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