From DR. BOLI’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MISINFORMATION,

Third Series.

Claudius, trying to remember how many palmi majores are in a gradus. (Answer: three and a third.) Time-travel retrosketch by our staff artist.

Claudius. Having already decreed that Latin should be written with the words separated, the reforming emperor Claudius turned his attention to a new decimal system of measurement. Shortly before he introduced it, he died of suspected poisoning.

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