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Latest update : 2012-01-26

François Hollande uses fake Shakespeare quote

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Wed. 25/1/2012: To quote or not to misquote! That is the question François Hollande didn't ask himself at last Sunday's rally. The Socialist leader wooed many with an eloquent delivery, at one point referring to a Shakespeare quote...except experts have determined that the great English playwright never penned any such words!

By James CREEDON

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