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The '''Rialto''' is a [[Usenet]] [[Newsgroup]] for the [[SCA]]. The name '''Rialto''' is named for a [[marketplace]] in [[Venice]] near the [[Rialto bridge]] where people would meet for discussion.
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The '''Rialto''' is a [[Usenet]] [[Newsgroup]] for the [[SCA]]. The name '''Rialto''' is named for a [[marketplace]] in [[Venice]] near the [[Rialto bridge]] where people would meet for discussion and also hire prostitutes. The locale and its purpose were immortalized in [[Shakespeare]]'s ''The Merchant of Venice'' where Salanio cries out, "What news on the Rialto?"
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
* The Rialto - news://rec.org.sca
 
* The Rialto - news://rec.org.sca
 
* The Rialto FAQ - http://rialto.ansteorra.org/sca-faq.html
 
* The Rialto FAQ - http://rialto.ansteorra.org/sca-faq.html
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Latest revision as of 00:34, 22 September 2006

The Rialto is a Usenet Newsgroup for the SCA. The name Rialto is named for a marketplace in Venice near the Rialto bridge where people would meet for discussion and also hire prostitutes. The locale and its purpose were immortalized in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice where Salanio cries out, "What news on the Rialto?"

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