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message 1: by Terri (new)

Terri Collins I know his real name but must admit I have no clue to the origins of "Mark Twain". Thank you so much! Best, ter

message 2: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Isn't it a term used on or around riverboats?

message 3: by Ram (new)

Ram Kumar No one else, Dan. No one else. We're not Dan Brown!

message 4: by Lou (new)

Lou "Mark Twain" would be two fathoms in riverboat talk. Since Sam Clemens piloted a riverboat in his youth, that was what he used for a pseudonym.

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