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Ides Of March 2011: Interviews In A Long Island Mall About The Origins Of The Phrase (VIDEO)

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In Shakesepeare's "Julius Caesar," a soothsayer tells Caesar, "Beware the Ides of March." Caesar dismisses the warning, but then ends up being murdered on March 15th, referred to as "the Ides of March" on the Roman calendar.

In the following Newsday video, a reporter asks Long Island mall shoppers if they know the famous phrase's origin. Will you be worried today?


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