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A C Bowden #228041 03/09/18 01:12 AM
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Awards, no matter how trivial, are always gratifying for the recipient; thus the popularity of the "igNobel Prize." (18)

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Prize orchids were a favorite of Nero Wolfe, Rex Stout's fictional detective; his gardener, Theodore Horstman, cared for them. (19)

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"Them and us" attitudes are an unavoidable part of human nature, and can sour relationships between different groups of people. (20)

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People disappoint. (2)


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“Disappoint” is expectations-dependent. (3)

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can't do anything with 'expectations-dependent'


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Expectations-dependent assessments are subjective. (4)

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"Subjective" means "impossible to disprove." (5)

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Disprove God's existence if you can. (6)

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Can vegetables...a bumper crop this year. (7)

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