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In Greek mythology, Acadine was a magical fountain described by the Greek historian Diodorus Siculus. When writings were thrown into the fountain, they floated to the top if genuine, but otherwise sank to the bottom where they were devoured by Hades.[1]


  1. ^ Brewer, Ebenezer Cobham. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. Wordsworth Editions, 2000. ISBN 1-84022-310-3