Posted by Latin Scholar - Do you believe that? on April 19, 2000

In Reply to: Testify posted by Robert R. on April 19, 2000

: Across the e-mail waves I was informed that to "testify" was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles. True?

I fear you were informed by your need to provoke some erudite response to a spoof (made up on the fly) question. Am I right, or am I right?