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In Flagrante Delicto
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In Flagrante Delicto

To understand what "delicto" means it helps to start with "relic."
The Shroud of Turin, among the most holy of Christian relics.

Relic, derelict and delict all contain the root lic, but where does lic come from? John explains.

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