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Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 4:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

They receive financial aid from him, even though he has been dead for over 200 years.
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 9:00 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Good to see you Fred!

Him = He?
Is he a real character?
Fictitious?
American? European? Other?
(Stuccosalt)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 1:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the aid directly from him, his business, or his estate? Is it aid given in or with his name?

Is the aid awarded for a particular endeavor? An award? Grant? Scholarship?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 5:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Good to see you Fred! Likewise. ;)

Him = He? yes
Is he a real character? yes
Fictitious?
American? this European? Other?

By (Stuccosalt) on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 01:17 pm:

Is the aid directly from him, his business, or his estate? Yes Is it aid given in or with his name? but no

Is the aid awarded for a particular endeavor? An award? Grant? this, although it not an award kind of grant... Scholarship?
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 5:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What are the chances of me knowing this man by name -> more than 50%?

Was he a politician?
An entertainer?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 5:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What are the chances of me knowing this man by name -> more than 50%? I'll say this, if you don't know him, I'll be stunned and appalled. ;)

Was he a politician? yes, among other things
An entertainer? no
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 5:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Was he one of your presidents?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 5:56 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

yup!
geekity (Geekity)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 9:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

does "they" refer to general public? Or a certain organization? family? Is the aid a form of inheritance?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 9:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

does "they" refer to general public? no Or a certain organization? yes family? no Is the aid a form of inheritance? yesish
geekity (Geekity)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 9:28 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

dead for over 200 years.. Is it George Washington? Thomas Jefferson?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 9:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

George it is.
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 9:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are "they" human?
geekity (Geekity)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 9:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does "they" consist of many people? ( few/hundreds/millions )? What sort of organization is it? Charitable trust? Government related? corporate?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 9:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

yes
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 9:46 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Alert - double posting
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 9:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does "they" consist of many people? yes few/hundreds/millions )? hundreds What sort of organization is it? Charitable trust? this, although the organization is not a charity Government related? no corporate? nope
Simon Downham (Beroean)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 10:37 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the nature of the financial aid relevant?
Do they receive it in cash?
Do these people have one single thing in common?
Do they have some form of disadvantage?
Did Washington set up the trust?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 10:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the nature of the financial aid relevant? yes
Do they receive it in cash? possibly, but irrel
Do these people have one single thing in common? YES
Do they have some form of disadvantage? Some very much so
Did Washington set up the trust? yes
geekity (Geekity)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 11:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do all these people belong to a certain geographical region? Were they(or their ancestors) involved in a particular event? If yes, is this event relevant?
Dref (Dref)
Posted on Thursday, January 27, 2005 - 11:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do all these people belong to a certain geographical region? noish Were they(or their ancestors) involved in a particular event? no If yes, is this event relevant?
Arjun Rangarajan (Jun)
Posted on Friday, January 28, 2005 - 12:09 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is this related to a school/university? Scholarship?