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Humor in Science (Episode 3: surname-sharing in co-authored publications)

My friend Engin pointed me to this very instructive paper by A Few Goodmen (2014) about the phenomenon of surname-sharing in co-authored publications. Absolutely frontier-pushing, as these few Goodmen explain: 45 more words


Tasmanian Name Index

The link below is to an article reporting on the Tasmanian Name Index – a great research tool.

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It seems that everyone is crazy about George Clooney. He got married. His wife is a lawyer. They’ve bought a house in Sonning. She’s taken his surname. 334 more words

Charles Thomas (Snr)

There have been many wars over the course of history but one that stands out was the “Great War”, which began on July 28, 1914 with Austria-Hungary’s declaration of war with Serbia. 710 more words

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Wood County District Court Jurors 1920

Wood County District Court Jurors to appear August 23, 1920
Grand Jurors: J. H. Malone, Quitman; John Benton, Coke; W. C. Head, Mineola; J. T. Smith, Hawkins; J. 171 more words


Gunst Origins

I was born with the last name of Gunst. Although it is not a common name, it does originate in a few different nations, including Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Hungary, France, and The Netherlands. 564 more words