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Re: Name origins

Date: 08 Oct 2001
Time: 19:34:54
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I recall hearing a long time ago a story about the building of the Suez Canal. When they needed a lot of labor for its construction, many Italians were supposedly willing to work for "one guinea" a day and went down there and helped build it. I've never checked the veracity of it but it seems plausible. Hope this helps.


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