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January 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 1

  1. Irish in Los Angeles
  2. Who is the girl on the cover of the Deftones' album Around the Fur?
  3. Name of Belgian village
  4. Why does a small country like Denmark wish to remain outside the eurozone?
  5. Which continent is Turkey a part of?
  6. Upazilas of Bangladesh
  7. Children as domestic servants, marrying in 1880s Ohio
  8. Doubleday, Mary Hewitt
  9. Non-blood cousin terminology?
  10. Not even the dog that piss against the wall of Babylon shall escape this judgement!
  11. Pakistani scholars

January 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 2

  1. Help identifying a children's book from my youth
  2. Can the Democratic or Republican Party refuse to seat primary winners?
  3. Religion and US Inaguration
  4. Here there be monsters
  5. French translation please
  6. Graves of humans
  7. Christianity and Evolution
  8. Serb citizenship for Kosovars
  9. POW WWII Pacific
  10. A Bulow
  11. Defunct cigarette brands?
  12. Ignatio Pulici
  13. Arab Travelers
  14. Bangladesh political parties 2008

January 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 3

  1. Unknown German Currency
  2. Time zone
  3. Amateur pornography and 2257
  4. How can I stop the use of RFID tags?
  5. Smith's influence on Kant
  6. Chopin Nocturne in F minor in a film

January 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 4

  1. I want to know about the B.Ed in India
  2. Hezbollah and Hamas
  3. ethnic backgrounds
  4. finance
  5. Supposed British spy
  6. international reaction to current Israel action
  7. Piggly Wiggly

January 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 5

  1. State Canvassing Board
  2. Arabs, Jews, and basically the entire Middle East
  3. Are there any historical cases of attempts to verthrow a state government (not federal) in the US?
  4. Minorities candidates in Bangladesh general election 2008
  5. tallaghts oldest public house
  6. portsmouth history
  7. American Electoral Question
  8. can you tell if someone is lying?
  9. Is it possible to see anything relating to Nazi Germany on tourist trips to Germany and/or the surrounding countries?

January 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 6

  1. UN Deputy Secretary-General, pre-1997?
  2. Who wrote this?
  3. First Play-writer
  4. Christianity vs languages of Pakistan
  5. Russian lit: Killing a man to see his soul
  6. Crying Frenchman after Nazi victory
  7. Sociology? Anthropology? or ?

January 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 7

  1. Googly eyes?
  2. E1 transaction
  3. whaling
  4. Koan: Flax or hemp?
  5. fanfiction writers and copyright
  6. Married into Hungarian nobility
  7. Is israel an occupying power?
  8. How many US presidents have been alive at the same time?
  9. Sorting of Indonesian names

January 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 8

  1. US Cabinet confirmation process
  2. Saraiki Sikhs
  3. literary insight
  4. Is Pakistan doing enough to combat terrorism?
  5. the amateur detective who didn't move much.

January 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 9

  1. Leap Years
  2. uni degree
  3. Canadian Contract Law
  4. Are chain letters containing threats illegal in the UK?
  5. Russian painters
  6. Question about the Blago mess
  7. Nonfarm

January 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 10

  1. we are ispanic family.
  2. Situation in Myanmar
  3. Inaugural Youth Concert
  4. looking up entry/exit requirements for travel
  5. In how far is Palestine a souvereign country?
  6. What territories did Israel conquer in 1967?
  7. Language in Shakespeare
  8. Statue of Virgin Mary
  9. is it sounding or side of
  10. technology and it's impact on jobs
  11. russian short story Author/title

January 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 11

  1. Electoral vote counting
  2. Two Questions before making a decision. Q1 and Now what?
  3. In Saxony
  4. Arab/Israeli Conflict
  5. Beginning of Confusion of the Lexeme 'Priest' or 'Priester'
  6. BR20: Flags of All Nations
  8. incest
  9. radiation
  10. paris to monacco?

January 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 12

  1. children's book about little girl making footsteps in the flour?
  2. What religion
  3. origins of Islam
  4. Name for rhetorical device

January 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 13

  1. Queen's Guard
  2. PAR BRAHAMAM OR PARA BRAHAMAM's location in India please
  3. Europe-wide prepaid SIM card?
  5. Highest French Army Rank????
  6. Latin American Presidential Rival Political Parties and number of terms
  7. Next President of Bangladesh?
  8. Slobodan milosevic
  9. Lebanese Civil war battles
  10. Form of governments of Arab World
  11. Who is this?
  12. Order of the Seraphim

January 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 14

  1. Can the Democratic Party refuse to put candidates on the ballot?
  2. parlor scenes
  3. Who said Contempt is blah blah something about good arguments
  4. Do Alan Greenspan really deserve all that blame?
  5. Political parties of North America

January 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 15

  1. A book that describes the use of submachine guns some two hundred years before they were invented?
  2. Wine
  3. Israel bans "Arab political parties"?
  4. Constantine Andreou's awards
  5. Order and Disorder in Hamlet.
  6. Political Rivals
  7. Famous People Who Have Wikipedia Accounts
  8. Ex cathedra: literally?
  9. Ethics question
  10. NHL player stats against specific teams

January 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 16

  1. DNR (Do not resuscitate) orders in South Africa
  2. Margarethe von Holzheim
  3. Actual cost of LPG
  4. Prospering businesses in this climate
  5. For what is ABC an abbreviation?
  6. World population growth since when?

January 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 17

  1. Joshua Kaeo
  2. bioclimatic design
  3. China surpasses Germany to become the world's third-largest economy
  4. How did Israel know that the tunnel was built for capturing Israeli soldiers?
  5. please halp me
  6. Taking the government to court

January 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 18

  1. Classical Piece
  2. Where did "March 4" come from?
  3. Hessian consorts
  4. French immigration in Australia
  5. Ming Restoration
  6. Obama – 44th or 43rd president?
  7. Map locations
  8. When Jan 20th is on the weekend....
  9. how much apple stock does the woz own?
  10. For visual artists (and anyone else interested)
  11. What's up with the "the" in "The Ukraine"
  12. What it going on in England and UK?
  13. photo

January 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 19

  1. Earliest film of the oldest person
  2. How many months in the year were there originally?
  3. Reasons for the Spanish Armada
  4. do women prefer reading porn to watching porn?
  6. More bank bailouts
  7. Unitary state or federation or neither
  8. which eastern european country is chomsky's grandfather from?
  9. Which chinese provinces/regions have the most christan protestants?
  10. Princesses of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
  11. Serial Killer Andrei Chikatilo: Russian, Soviet or Ukranian?

January 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 20

  1. What are the names of Annie Oakleys siblings?
  2. Saint Praxed
  3. Student Loans
  4. "English-speaking world"
  5. What President left office the night before inauguration of his successor?
  6. Help with settling an arguement
  7. Peaceful?
  8. Oath of office botched by Chief Justice Roberts
  9. What is the name of the character
  10. Irish smile
  11. US Cabinet members
  12. Church and State
  13. The Eagles

January 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 21

  1. Equality before the law
  2. Police State
  3. Aretha Franklin's song
  4. Uzbekistan Immigration
  5. Sorry, it's another Obama question
  6. Mobius loops in operas?
  7. Does Frank Zappa do the majority of singing on his albums?
  8. Is Wikipedia vandalism a computer crime?
  9. A tribe called the "Sunderlanders" that was like 8000 years old?
  10. So help me God.
  11. Ivan IV.
  12. link to franken/coleman documents
  13. Discrimination and abuse of Native Hawiians
  14. Lebanon and Syria

January 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 22

  1. Autobiographies
  2. Aerated autoclaved concrete
  3. Why does Harwich have a much bigger article than Hook of Holland?
  4. Awards for places serving unhealthy food?
  5. mansur hallaj
  6. obama's staff or advisers
  7. Prosecuting hate crimes against women
  8. First Regius Professor of Greek (Oxford)
  9. Fair Use of Education Resources

January 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 23

  1. Name of the company that holds all stocks traded in the United States?
  2. Did you serve in the army or any other war services during WWII?
  3. War crime or not?
  4. William Anders quote
  5. National buddhist and church of Bangladesh
  6. Sartre question
  7. Walworth Road Baptists: still active?
  8. logo look-alike
  9. British Army during WWI - Other Fronts
  10. [resolved] is the pope always old
  11. 107 commuted death sentences
  12. How do you write a speech outline in First person on the person who you have to be?
  13. How does music change your mental state?

January 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 24

  1. why does my economics book put the price as a Y axis when the quantity is a function of it?
  2. Paper Money in Banks?
  3. UK Royal Coats of Arms
  4. Walpole's Castle of Otranto
  5. Iraqi Bonds
  6. Richard Cardinal Cushing Radio Show Rosary

January 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 25

  1. Humourous Map of Europe in 1914 (German)
  2. Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen
  3. do some people not know wrestling is fake?
  4. An atheist U.S. President?
  5. American Gods Character Question
  6. Law of Property Act 1925

January 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 26

  1. crosses and crucifixes use in religion
  2. Why is Depeche Mode so popular in Eastern Europe?
  3. Champroux
  4. why is Encyclopedia Dramatica not outlawed?
  5. Michael Haneke: does anyone know the case on which The Seventh Continent/Die Siebente Kontinent is based?
  6. President
  7. Angels with harps
  8. Child deities
  9. Muse-Like
  10. Inuit daily life
  11. What's the odds of creating a million dollar painting in my lifetime?

January 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 27

  1. Curse of Timur
  2. The Senate under the French Third Republic
  3. American/British Legal System Question
  4. Statue of Limitations on Debt
  5. Homicides by Juveniles
  6. words of Bush talk with Helen Thomas
  7. Birth of art according to ancient Greek mythology
  8. Hindu castes in West Bengal, Tripura and Bangladesh
  9. Foreigners campaigning in USA elections: espionage?
  10. existence of a non sexist society?

January 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 28

  1. Does 'God' start wars? No opinions please
  2. name the novel (fantasy trilogy)
  3. Taiwanese and Koreans in the Japanese Imperial Army
  4. Awaji-shima, Japan
  5. Poetic gibberish
  6. Ernest Hemingway - suicide or murder?
  7. Does anyone know where to find ratios of skilled/unskilled workers in UK industry types?
  8. Political Parties based on Arab and African nationalism
  9. Prison break

January 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 29

  1. Nigerian women
  2. The worst human being ever (pre-Hitler)?
  3. Children's book identification
  4. United States Supreme Court building and police
  5. How many people did Hitler kill personally?
  6. How many nonwhite minority heads of government have there been?
  7. Dilbert
  8. Desert´s son
  10. Origin of Half-Breeds and Stalwarts
  11. How do you pronounce Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, likely first openly gay PM of Iceland?
  12. Psychology of Fightclub
  13. Is the principle "Lex superior derogat legi inferiori" used under this or another name in anglophonic countries?
  14. Zahrani seat in Lebanon
  15. What is the disposition of Tom Delay's charges?
  16. About Ian Brady's quote.
  17. Paypal in Contradiction of UK Law?
  18. How to address an Imam?
  19. Why do some businesses offer 'senior discounts'?
  20. Guinea pig vs England
  21. Music
  22. The process is the punishment
  23. Explaining death to a child.
  24. Clarification on the Golden Rule of fiscal policy

January 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 30

  1. Finnish humour
  2. summary of human affairs (present day)
  3. Debate over the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  4. The Queen's sense of humour
  5. Name that Icelandic landscape painter
  6. Arab World Religions
  7. carboniferous plants
  8. St Edwin

January 31[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 January 31

  1. Law question
  2. New paintings in Oval Office
  3. name the novel (children/young adult book)
  4. Zambo
  5. Gypsy And English Romnichel
  6. Naval Armada in Pirates of the Caribbean?
  7. Arab butt dancing videos
  8. Parliament of Scotland
  9. History of waving (the hand gesture)
  10. Dollarizing Zimbabwe
  11. Question about the Hall of the Maggior Consiglio in the Ducal Palace in Venice
  12. notable people with a low agerage IQ