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#205987 - 06/05/12 11:33 AM - - erudite!
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J. Joseph Renaud, the French novelist and dramatic author, to test the popularity of Conan Doyle’s stories, recently sent a letter to a friend living in Baker Street. It was addressed as follows:

Miss Compton,
The same street as Sherlock Holmes,
London.

The letter was delivered by the first post the following morning. The conclusion drawn is that Sherlock Holmes is still fresh in the memory of the English and that the English postal authorities are both erudite and conscientious.

– The Morning Post, Feb. 3, 1933
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#205989 - 06/05/12 05:23 PM Re: - - erudite! [Re: LukeJavan8]
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- - in 1933

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#205991 - 06/05/12 08:17 PM Re: - - erudite! [Re: BranShea]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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that is what it says.
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