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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of legitimate.


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  • History show-off. ;->

    March 12, 2009

  • AAAAAAH!!! The Princes in the Tower were an enormous anomaly! How could they be mentioned so casually here when their situation was so irrelevant?

    March 12, 2009

  • Wow. Who knew?

    March 12, 2009

  • “In most national jurisdictions, the status of a child as a legitimate or illegitimate heir could be changed – in either direction – under the civil law (as with the Princes in the Tower). Likewise under canon law, in most religious jurisdictions. In some jurisdictions, a child's birth could be retroactively "legitimated" if the parents married – usually within a specified time, such as a year.�? --Wikipedia

    Came across this word while speculating about the Palin saga.

    March 12, 2009