Tuesday, September 30, 2014

String Theory set 14

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066. A name for the round pad sometimes used under the legs of furniture, which it shares with a common term for the physical deformity officially called congenital talipes equinovarus.

067. A two-word term for an infantryman that has come to be used for any person who is assigned the most mundane tasks (also the low-level antagonists in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise).

068. The title of this 1970 movie (billed at the time as "the most savage film in history)", inspired by events of the 1864 Sand Creek massacre in the Colorado Territory.

069. The genre of music you'll hear in this clip. [Alternative link]

070. A common name used for this North American plant, the Olsynium douglasii, from a term first used by Sir Thomas More in his Dialogue of 1528 to refer to an abandoned mistress. According to the the famous Anglo-Indian dictionary Hobson-Jobson, the term was used during the British Raj to refer to wives sent away during the hot summer to the hill stations while their husbands remained on duty in the plains.


Answers to previous questions
065. Country Club
066. Club foot
067. Foot soldier
068. Soldier Blue
069. Bluegrass
070. To be revealed later



13 comments:

  1. 1. Clubfoot
    2. Foot soldier
    3. Soldier Blue?
    4. Bluegrass
    5. Grass woman?

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  2. Ha, an easy set!

    66. Club Foot
    67. Foot Soldier
    68. Soldier Blue
    69. Bluegrass
    70. Grass Widow

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  3. 66. Club foot
    67. Foot soldier
    68. The Soldiers in Blue?
    69. Blue Grass
    70. Grass Widow

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  4. Club foot
    Foot Soldiers
    Soldier Blue
    Blue grass
    Grass Wives

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  5. 66. Club foot
    67. Foot soldier
    68. Soldier of the west ?..
    69. Western swing ??
    79. Swinging lady ??? :)

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  6. 66. Club Foot
    67. Foot soldier
    68. Soldiers in Blue
    69. Blue grass
    70. Grass violet?

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  7. 1. Club foot
    2.Foot soldier
    5. Summer flower

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  8. 1. Cleft Foot
    2. Foot Soldier
    3. Soldier Blue
    4. Rhythm and Blues
    5.

    Kiril

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  9. 066. Club foot
    067. Foot soldier
    068. ?
    069. Bluegrass?
    070. ?

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  10. 66. Club foot
    67. Foot Soldier
    68. Soldier Country
    69. Country music
    70. Musical chairs

    Gouthami

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  11. 66. Club Foot ?
    67. Foot soldier
    68
    69. Country music
    70.

    pranab

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  12. 66. Club Foot
    67. Foot-man
    68. Men in Blue
    69. Blue Grass
    70. Grass widow

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