Herald of

Execute, can not be pardoned

Dushenko K.V.


The saying «Execute, can not be pardoned» originated in Russia at the end of the 19 th century as an example of the importance of punctuation. The article discusses the legends associated with this and other similar phrases, including «Pardon impossible to be sent to Siberia».


оrigin of familiar phrases; Alexander III; Empress Maria Feodorovna; A.L. Borovikovsky; Quintilian; Edward II.

DOI: 10.31249/hoc/2019.02.13

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