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And no, I couldn't remember that it stood for Klapka, cestina - but I was even more intrigued to find out that he had been registered at birth as Jerome Clapp Jerome, and seems to have taken up Klapka from the Hungarian general György Klapka)


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And no, I couldn't remember that it stood for Klapka, cestina - but I was even more intrigued to find out that he had been registered at birth as Jerome Clapp Jerome, and seems to have taken up Klapka from the Hungarian general György Klapka)

Ooh I didn't know that part. The name always just struck me as very funny...

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