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 K.K.C.B. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
K.
 
The three bad K’s. The Greeks so called the Ka’rians, Kre’tans, and Kilik’ians. The Romans retained the same expression, though they spelt the three nations with C instead of K.   1
 


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