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October 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 1

  1. Dominica
  2. First-rate on a lake
  3. Marrying Adopted brother/sister or cousin
  4. Western influence in Africa
  5. "That is so gay"
  6. The name 'European Union'

October 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 2

  1. Health Care Prices
  2. A women-only Swedish city
  3. IOC and Barack
  4. Foreign currency reserve requirements
  5. Criminal organisations in Russia
  6. APA Publication Manual errors
  7. Urdu as Muslim World's Second language?

October 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 3

  1. Art and money
  2. Murder in a gay couple.
  3. Is there a word for Oriental/Asian/Mongoloid that is politically correct, accurate, and non-offensive?
  4. Left-wing unionism
  5. Brit honors
  6. Royals of Multiple birth
  7. The Importance of Punctuation
  8. Is there any technique to defend yourself from a shark attack?
  9. Looking for newspaper articles
  10. Religion of Lithuania before the Teutonic Knights

October 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 4

  1. Funding political parties
  2. Aid and relief
  3. A thought experiment of sorts...
  4. Needed for urgent problem facing before debate!!!!!
  5. testifying in death penalty cases
  6. John de Bohun, 5th Earl of Hereford

October 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 5

  1. Divorce in Interracial Marriage
  2. Alternatives to market price
  3. Market price in the Bible
  4. Evolution theory and Bible
  5. Magda Goebbels in <<Parents who killed their children>>?
  6. World Bank loans.
  7. Constitution convention

October 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 6

  1. Help! How to suggest an article to add to Wiki.
  2. What are you opinions?
  3. A page that used the color red as an example
  4. Privately owned land tracts
  5. testifying at death penalty trials
  6. Copyright claim in a US telephone book?
  7. Mary Plantagenet, a daughter of Edward I of England
  8. company takeover
  9. English upper class attitudes to working and money
  10. Who is the richest Wikipedian?
  11. Trenches In Gallipoli WW1
  12. Why is Associated Press calling Charles Kao American?
  13. Religious Jews
  14. Palindrome music

October 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 7

  1. Who were some pre-Marxist Communists?
  2. Common personality traits of wikipedians
  3. are there secret laws in the united states?
  4. What kind of logical fallacy would this be ?
  5. Great Examples of Apologies in History
  6. Politics
  7. Is there a term that define apparent small edit wars with big meaning?
  8. Justices entering courtrooms from behind curtains

October 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 8

  1. Aftermath Gandhi's assasination
  2. Sindhi shia
  3. Persecution of homosexuals in the Nazi Germany
  4. 1971 liberation war a religion-based civil war
  5. IS there really a presidents book?
  6. Social criticism in poems/songs
  7. Roman Polanski
  8. Public Use of Research Papers
  9. Jury Duty

October 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 9

  1. 1971 Pakistani Military figures
  2. Christopher Columbus influences and experiences
  3. Princess of Serbia
  4. Pro-LGBT bias on Wikipedia
  5. gymnast 1889 world championship Paris
  6. Henry Tucker (composer)
  7. does the bible show Jesus losing his temper?
  8. Speeches
  9. Stability of interfaith marriages
  10. Which countries has the Westboro Baptist Church organised pickets in?
  11. How long do libraries retain records? - Herbert N. Foerstel
  12. Evaluations of how-to-get-organised and time-management books
  13. Mosaic Law

October 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 10

  1. Inbreeding
  2. Nobel Peace Prize 2009 - taxed?
  3. Comparative Constitutional Engineering: An Inquiry into Structures, Incentives and Outcomes
  4. Mid-day
  5. Can President Obama keep the Nobel Prize Money
  6. What tools do you need to know to test a theory?
  7. Can the State breach a plea bargain and sentence the criminal?

October 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 11

  1. Biblical name meanings
  2. stereotype/prejudice-fighting film
  3. US Civil war records

October 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 12

  1. Violent crime in Saudi Arabia
  2. Difference between Marginal Utility and Marginal Benefit
  3. The Boleyn Ground
  4. Civilian Security Force in U.S.
  5. Milne: fear and boredom of war
  6. Ukrainians
  7. 'Ovnt Lid' by Itzik Manger
  8. Julius Caesar (the play)

October 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 13

  1. Aging in cartoons
  2. Free lightweight bookkeeping software
  3. Who won the Second Anglo-Afghan war?
  4. factors of production
  5. ATBLA subject matter, No conflict of interest
  6. Two masjids in one?
  7. Girlfriend trouble
  8. What happened to the Okies?
  9. "Seagull wine"
  10. Where to live in the world?
  11. Christ myth theory
  12. India and preparations

October 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 14

  1. Where are the Soviet scientists?
  2. Sundays in Israel
  3. Mamma Mia
  4. world history
  5. searching for architectural information
  6. Geography question
  7. BeKoF intro.....
  8. MEITEISM
  9. Youngest voting age
  10. Martin Luther King's wife
  11. black and white
  12. Chinese "culture" question (maybe it's not really about culture)
  13. Pay Palestinians
  14. Fear of one's betters

October 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 15

  1. Tahiti
  2. What is the annual budget of the US Department of State Office of the Legal Adviser?
  3. Israeli terrorists
  4. Interesting Geography / General knowledge question may be some history
  5. two victims nowadays
  6. Copyright restrictions on Olympic photos

October 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 16

  1. what is the hookers, escorts, and masseurs association?
  2. Odd abbreviation
  3. John Dee on the colours of angels
  4. If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?
  5. Missing reference to primary source in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papier-m%C3%A2ch%C3%A9_Tiara
  6. Henry Kissinger and the Turkish invasion of Cyprus
  7. Question regarding the entry "China" in Wikipedia's database.

October 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 17

  1. which type a plant of miswak is used for these important person? Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H, Prophet Isa Aliah Salam and Prophet Musa Aliah Salam for cleaning the teeth?
  2. William and the Nasties
  3. Hadith about killing anyone who insults Prophets of Islam?
  4. Chinese People
  5. Victoria of the UK + George V of Hanover?

October 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 18

  1. Black Brazilian President?
  2. Victoria vs. Tzu Hsi
  3. Ganga and Brahmaputra - Are they tributaries of each other?
  4. Why has the European clothing style spread throughout the world?
  5. Oriental vaginas
  6. How too write a "diary" in the proper language of "tone" of the late 18th centurey
  7. Common sense vs women's intuition

October 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 19

  1. About a ID
  2. Scottish independence
  3. Jesus genealogies
  4. For how many years was mahjong officially banned in China?
  5. Hamlet rejecting Ophelia
  6. Cost of Dissolution of Czechoslovakia?
  7. What is word for "crescendo" but with just complexity (no. Voices etc)
  8. What is love?

October 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 20

  1. File:Old sculpture.jpg
  2. Interesting Moral/Ethics Money Question
  3. benefit concerts for Pacific islands earthquake clean-up efforts
  4. Brades Cockatoo Axe
  5. Academic Residency
  6. Image location?
  7. Japanese presense in southeast asia: c1920s
  8. What was the first battle that firearms (small arms) was widely (or almost widely) used?
  9. Copyright on Norwegian stamps?
  10. mormons in the military
  11. Oisiu-Eiseu and the Tomb of the Unknowns
  12. Corporate vs Personal Income Tax

October 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 21

  1. LORD OF THE FLIES QUESTION
  2. Anatomy of a sonnet
  3. Grapevine restraint
  4. Christianity In Nagaland-India
  5. Benjamin Franklin quote
  6. What is on most maps this massive landform (one of the largest of its type in the world) is dissected by a dashed imaginary line?
  7. does anyone write with two hands? (simultaneously, for speed)
  8. Literary device like a prolepsis.
  9. Why does Jane Austen (and other 19th century authors) use a letter followed by a series of hyphens in lieu of some names and places?
  10. Origin of the word "sweetheart"
  11. What is the man-made wonder of engineering that required so many workers to complete that a town was built just to accommodate them?
  12. What seperates two continents and has many names?
  13. What is one of the four largest cities within a familiar geographical shape found by a man with controversial religious beliefs?
  14. if gore won the election in 2000
  15. Year a bust (art) was made
  16. what's a word for something that's sneakily but cleverly pretending it's something it's not?
  17. No confidence in presidents?
  18. Mocking murderers - Can they receive a harsher punishment?

October 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 22

  1. Running dogs of capitalism
  2. why is copyright set in the future
  3. Ethical VS Aesthetic Free will argument (author? text?)
  4. Why are Kathmandu and the Chatham Islands not on the same hour as the other time zones?
  5. What's the name of he phenomenon?
  6. Quote regarding Military Generals vs. Musicians
  7. Origin and explanation of common definitions of Atheism
  8. Oedipus the King (Sophocles)
  9. What consumers and audiences like and want?
  10. Who were the earliest aethiests, going back in history?
  11. correct income level of dominican republic?
  12. Travel time Bloomsbury to Southease railway station in the mid 1920s

October 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 23

  1. Scholars Cited on Wikipedia
  2. How can fines be cheaper than parking?
  3. US (state sizes)
  4. British Princes and Princesses
  5. Command and control still used by the military despite being very outdated in management or business?

October 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 24

  1. Jeffrey Dahmer and his homosexuality
  2. Six degrees of separation
  3. update on "I Love the Islands"
  4. Nancy Parkinson
  5. Why are rights part of deontological ethics?
  6. Jeff Bezos---Amazon---Seattle
  7. Historic stock prices
  8. Quality at the Centre
  9. which public school did James Jordan go to?
  10. The Best Of Mrs Beeton's Kitchen Garden

October 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 25

  1. colonies in Bangladesh
  2. Thought exercise: Banning Divorce in California
  3. the belief that human ancestors were giants
  4. Case/event question relating to international child abduction.
  5. Evolution and the Lemon test
  6. Russia Fresh Water
  7. Electors and the US Electoral College
  8. Active Roman Catholic cathedrals
  9. Ethics of Cocaine use.
  10. Is the Child Support Agency ( CSA) UK Unconstitutional and,therefore, illegal?

October 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 26

  1. Jesus and Muhammed
  2. Do people of other religions than christianity use their god to swear as commonly?
  3. Clock Question
  4. How TALL was King George IV ?
  5. Galeros
  6. UK House of Commons - Opposition Day Motions
  7. Governor-General of the United Kingdom
  8. DOCTOR WHO QUESTION

October 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 27

  1. Founder of Wikipedia
  2. Justices of the UK Supreme Court
  3. Rod Blagojevich gag order?
  4. SABAM and the freedom of panorama
  5. Identify this book
  6. MIT's budget
  7. Napoleon's relative
  8. Washington, D.C.

October 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 28

  1. Poor people as an engine of economy
  2. Origin of Surname "Karasarlidis"
  3. Subramaniam v. Public Prosecutor
  4. Time signatures, why do some feel more natural (to me) than others?
  5. Top Ten Controversies in US History?
  6. Unaware Prophesied Messiahs, Saviors, Redeemers, etc
  7. Province of Punjab, Pakistan
  8. samurai really cut peasants?
  9. Can a psychopath know right from wrong?
  10. USA airplane crash records from the 1950s
  11. Recent article on loss of sense of self following brain injury
  12. memorial to Flight 990
  13. why isn't "atleast" one word?
  14. Vatican City and the freedom of panorama
  15. Investing in precious metals
  16. Challenge to the Reader novels

October 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 29

  1. comparison and contrast on multiculturalism in USA and multiculturalism in Canada
  2. final total from benefit concerts
  3. Th. Roosevelt and John Davis Long - conflicting versions
  4. Need names of specific theories or names at play here
  5. Israel and the swastika
  6. Non-Black, Asian, Hispanic ethnic minority American literature

October 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 30

  1. does everyone hear the days music while going to sleep
  2. The Sweet Trinity
  3. Corporate Finance Question
  4. 16th century units of length in Venice
  5. Docetism
  6. Contemporary books
  7. color or non-standard black peoples marry whites
  8. Art print wanted
  9. Did Marx show high regard for India's past?
  10. Sainthood of Edward the Martyr

October 31[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Humanities/2009 October 31

  1. Religious stance on origin of life