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cat_with_no_eyes

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DO you have to be noble to win a noble prize?
« on: 10/03/2011 21:16:36 »
What if they are not noble enough?


 

Offline RD

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DO you have to be noble to win a noble prize?
« Reply #1 on: 11/03/2011 04:47:14 »
Q. Do you have to be noble to win a noble prize?

A. No, but you have to be ignoble to win one of these ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignobel_prize
 

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DO you have to be noble to win a noble prize?
« Reply #2 on: 04/04/2011 20:59:22 »
Well Nobel made his money selling dynamite, to then give out peace prizes just say alot really.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Nobel.

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In 1888 Alfred's brother Ludvig died while visiting Cannes and a French newspaper erroneously published Alfred's obituary.[2] It condemned him for his invention of dynamite and is said to have brought about his decision to leave a better legacy after his death.[2][3] The obituary stated Le marchand de la mort est mort ("The merchant of death is dead")[2] and went on to say, "Dr. Alfred Nobel, who became rich by finding ways to kill more people faster than ever before, died yesterday."
 

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