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#51 2008-08-29 09:03:55

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#66. Which mathematician coined the word fractal in the 1970s?


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#52 2008-08-30 17:38:24

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If two or more thoughts intersect with each other, then there has to be a point.

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#53 2008-10-03 18:02:32

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#67. What is the difference between 'flout' and 'flaunt'?

#68. What does 'quod erat faciendum' mean?


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#54 2008-10-04 00:30:09

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

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#55 2008-10-05 22:46:33

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If two or more thoughts intersect with each other, then there has to be a point.

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#56 2008-10-08 19:25:04

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Re: English language puzzles

Answers to #67 and #68:-
Both of you are correct, well done, JaneFairfax and ZHero!!!

#69. What is the difference between an egoist and an egotist?


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#57 2008-10-09 18:12:58

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#70. How are adage, dictum, maxim and truism different from each other?


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#58 2008-10-10 18:32:27

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#71. Who said 'Tis better to reign in hell than serve in heaven'?


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#59 2008-10-16 23:42:59

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#72. Who is a lexicographer?


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#60 2008-10-17 10:43:14

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

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#61 2008-10-17 12:01:25

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#62 2008-10-19 18:28:12

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Well done, JaneFairfax and careless25!
Both the answers are correct!
Excellent!


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#63 2008-10-19 18:29:15

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#73. Who is a 'Psephologist'?


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#64 2008-10-20 22:52:08

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Re: English language puzzles

#74. Who is a taxidermist?

#75. Who is a philatelist?


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#65 2008-10-21 21:49:57

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#76. What does 'adroit' mean?

#77. What does 'emeritus' mean?


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#66 2008-10-21 23:38:10

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If two or more thoughts intersect with each other, then there has to be a point.

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#67 2008-10-23 18:34:15

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Answer to #75:
Correct, ZHero! Well done!

#78. Who said 'The world is built upon the power of numbers'?


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#68 2008-10-24 08:31:07

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#69 2008-10-30 22:08:56

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Correct, careless25!
Excellent!

#79. What does the word 'serendipity' mean?


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#70 2008-10-31 07:52:13

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

A: Click here for answer.

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#71 2008-11-01 03:06:14

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Re: English language puzzles

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"There is not a difference between an in-law and an outlaw, except maybe that an outlaw is wanted" wink

Nisi Quam Primum, Nequequam

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#72 2008-11-03 20:20:15

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Re: English language puzzles

Answers to #74 and #79:-

Both correct.
Well done, JohnnyReinB and JaneFairfax!

#80. What does the word 'exodus' mean?

#81. What does the phrase 'summum bonum' mean?

#82. What does the expression 'magnum opus' mean?


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#73 2008-11-08 18:09:48

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#83. You all know what democracy and aristocracy mean. What does plutocracy mean?


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#74 2008-11-09 03:10:01

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Q: Who wrote the novels Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse?

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#75 2008-11-09 18:36:00

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Answer to #83:-
On the dot, JaneFairfax!
Very well done!


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