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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

OQ #19

1. sitter: The X's importance lies in the fact that it was the first photo and only photographic evidence of Y's “head and neck”. Supposedly taken by Robert Kenneth Wilson, a London gynaecologist, it was published in the Daily Mail on 21 April 1934. Wilson's refusal to have his name associated with the photograph led to it being called X. The image was revealed as a hoax in 1994. X and Y? No part points.

2. another sitter: The term may have been popularized during the California Gold Rush of 1849. The first recorded use is from 1853 in a Texas context. It comes from the notion of justice proceeding "by leaps". Funnily enough, the term is considered an Americanism. Id.

3. This is a term that refers to a politically unstable country dependent upon limited agriculture. As a political science term it is a descriptor first used by the American writer O. Henry in Cabbages and Kings in 1904, a book of related short stories derived from his residence in Honduras, where he was hiding from the U.S. law for bank embezzlement in the U.S. The concept originated with the introduction of a certain fruit to Europe in 1870, by Captain Lorenzo D. Baker who initially bought the fruit in Jamaica and sold them in Boston at a 1,000 percent profit. Id.

10 comments:

SHIVA said...

Surgeon's photograph and loch ness monster

Dwarkesh said...

X- Gynac Photograph or Doctor Or Surgeons Photograph???
Y- Nessie( Loch Ness Monster)

42 said...

two more questions have been added people, check them out

arzun mogan said...

1. lochness and lochness monster

2. used question da . Kangaroo court

3. nice one...guessing Banana repuiblic

mudu said...

1.

x- surgeons hand
y l-locnhess monster

2. tereliye .....googling for it

3. BANANA ECONOMY .....

Dwarkesh said...

2- kangaroo somethin...
3- banana republic

sundaram said...

1.surgeon's photograph, monster of loch ness.
2.kangaroo court.

Aditya said...

1. Loch Ness, and that's the Surgeon's Photograph.

2. calling the aussies Kangaroos? O_o

3. Banana Republic, da

Arjun said...

1)this is the surgeon's photo of the loch ness monster.

2)el dorado?

3)no idea

govindv said...

1.lochness monster
2. el dorado
3. banana republic