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#1 2006-05-25 20:24:35

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
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'primus inter paris' for 'primus inter pares'

I’m not sure what the preceding poster was getting at, but his comment prompted me to look for this. First among the Parisians? It shows up mostly on non-english websites and looks like the name of a band. Here are some genuinely accidental substitutions:

The KaKhan of the Dark Horde, for example, is a “primus inter paris” sort of figure; a “first among equals” as opposed to an absolute ruler.
www.locksley.com/locksley/onfealty.htm

I think that out of the many deserving candidates, people have chosen truly a primus inter paris, an outstanding artist, with a strong heart and mind, ...
www.flickr.com/groups/flickyawards/discuss/82648

It is a primus inter paris that has the mission to head and to direct the meetings of the group. europa.eu.int/futurum/forum_convention/ documents/contrib/acad/0039_c9_en.pdf

Universiteit Nyenrode – Programs & Admissions An alumni class rep is the ‘Primus inter Paris’ between the Association and his or her year.
www.nyenrode.nl/students_alumni/ mba_alumniassociation/organisation.cfm

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