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Saturday, May 08, 2010

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X, thrilled to meet Y, asked if there was any favor he might do for him. Y replied, "Yes, stand out of my sunlight." X still declared, "If I were not X, then I would wish to be you.
Y was also the supposed inspiration for a fictional club , Z, whose members are educated, yet untalkative and have a dislike of socializing, much like the philosopher himself. Give me X and Y.






ANSWER : Alexander the Great and Diogenes the Cynic. Z is Diogenes Club (popularized by Arthur Conan Doyle in The Greek Interpreter). Cracked by all.

15 comments:

mit said...

X=Alexander, Y=Diogenes. What's Z btw?

hari said...

diogenes, alexander, and the diogenes club.

M.o.P said...

x- Alexander
y- Diogenes

M said...

X= Alexander and Y= Diogenes.

The fictional Diogenes club is frequented by equally fictional Mycroft Holmes.

Rohit said...

Y is 'Diogenes of Sinope'
X is 'Alexander the great'

Shishir said...

Alexander and Diogenes IIRC.

Sanoop said...

Alexander the Great, and Diogenes of Sinope.

Anonymous said...

Testing.

John Rebus said...

The "club" part gives it away.

X: Alexander the Great
Y: Diogenes
Z: Diogenes Club (the club of Sherlock Holmes' brother, Mycroft)

VIBHU said...

very famous lines indeed..
X- alexander
Y- diogenes, a rebel greek philospher

he taught his own version of cynicism which i think was the founding of stoicism.

Dinesh said...

X is Alexander and Y is Diogenes. The Diogenes club in Sherlock Holmes is based on this philosopher.

Gokul said...

'X' is Alexander the Great and 'Y' is
Diogenes of Sinope

Anonymous said...

alexander & diogenes



---------------v.chandrashekar

t@β!я я@kђ$ђ!ηd@ ђů$$é!η said...

X=Alexander
Y=Diogenes of Sinope
Z=Diogenes Club

Charles Xavier said...

the philosopher Y is Diogenes...from the diogenes club in Sherlock Holmes.X is Alexander the Great.

Saturday, May 08, 2010

No Cheeky Titles Here!




X, thrilled to meet Y, asked if there was any favor he might do for him. Y replied, "Yes, stand out of my sunlight." X still declared, "If I were not X, then I would wish to be you.
Y was also the supposed inspiration for a fictional club , Z, whose members are educated, yet untalkative and have a dislike of socializing, much like the philosopher himself. Give me X and Y.






ANSWER : Alexander the Great and Diogenes the Cynic. Z is Diogenes Club (popularized by Arthur Conan Doyle in The Greek Interpreter). Cracked by all.

15 comments:

mit said...

X=Alexander, Y=Diogenes. What's Z btw?

hari said...

diogenes, alexander, and the diogenes club.

M.o.P said...

x- Alexander
y- Diogenes

M said...

X= Alexander and Y= Diogenes.

The fictional Diogenes club is frequented by equally fictional Mycroft Holmes.

Rohit said...

Y is 'Diogenes of Sinope'
X is 'Alexander the great'

Shishir said...

Alexander and Diogenes IIRC.

Sanoop said...

Alexander the Great, and Diogenes of Sinope.

Anonymous said...

Testing.

John Rebus said...

The "club" part gives it away.

X: Alexander the Great
Y: Diogenes
Z: Diogenes Club (the club of Sherlock Holmes' brother, Mycroft)

VIBHU said...

very famous lines indeed..
X- alexander
Y- diogenes, a rebel greek philospher

he taught his own version of cynicism which i think was the founding of stoicism.

Dinesh said...

X is Alexander and Y is Diogenes. The Diogenes club in Sherlock Holmes is based on this philosopher.

Gokul said...

'X' is Alexander the Great and 'Y' is
Diogenes of Sinope

Anonymous said...

alexander & diogenes



---------------v.chandrashekar

t@β!я я@kђ$ђ!ηd@ ђů$$é!η said...

X=Alexander
Y=Diogenes of Sinope
Z=Diogenes Club

Charles Xavier said...

the philosopher Y is Diogenes...from the diogenes club in Sherlock Holmes.X is Alexander the Great.