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Possible Answers: OAF.
Last seen on: LA Times Crossword 27 Dec 18, Thursday
Random information on the term “Buffoon”:
Nicolas Ferrial, also known as Le Févrial or Triboulet (1479–1536) was a jester of kings Louis XII and Francis I of France.
He appears in Book 3 of François Rabelais’ Pantagrueline chronicles. He appears in Victor Hugo’s Le Roi s’amuse and its opera version, Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto, a blend of “Triboulet” and French rigoler (to laugh), intended to deflect the censorship that Hugo’s work had received. A triboulet, a jester dressed entirely in red, is a character associated with the carnival of Monthey in Switzerland.
Having broken an order from Francis I forbidding Triboulet from making jokes on the queen and courtesans, the king ordered that he should be put to death. Having served particularly well the king for many years, Francis I granted Triboulet the right to choose the way he would die. Triboulet, with his sharp mind, said the following: “Bon sire, par sainte Nitouche et saint Pansard, patrons de la folie, je demande à mourir de vieillesse.” which translates to: “Sir, for Saint Nitouche’s and Saint Pansard’s sake, patrons of insanity, I choose to die from old age.” Having no other choice than to laugh, the king ordered that Triboulet must not be executed, but rather instead be banished from the realm.
Random information on the term “OAF”:
The Associação Académica de Coimbra – Organismo Autónomo de Futebol (A.A.C. – O.A.F.), also referred to as Académica de Coimbra (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐkɐˈðɛmikɐ ðɨ kuˈĩbɾɐ]) or simply Académica, is an autonomous and professional football organization based in Coimbra, Portugal.
The club was created in 1887, when Clube Atlético de Coimbra (founded in 1861) and Academia Dramática (founded in 1837) merged. In 1938–39, the football team won their first Portuguese Football Cup, the first under the tournament’s current name and a feat they would repeat in 2011–12. In 1966–67, they achieved their highest position of runner-up in the Primeira Liga table.
The club was founded on 3 November 1887.In honour of the 130th birthday of the Club, Académica joined the Club of Pioneers.
Their home ground is the Estádio Cidade de Coimbra (Estádio EFAPEL Cidade de Coimbra for sponsoring reasons), which has a capacity of 29,622.