On Sep 2, 7:12 am, LFS <la...@DRAGONspira.fsbusiness.co.uk
> On 02/09/2012 13:07, Jerry Friedman wrote:
> > On Sep 2, 5:54 am, Vinny Burgoo <hlu...@yahoo.co.uk
> >> In alt.usage.english, Jerry Friedman wrote:
> >>> One person with this name is known for his portrayal of an affair with
> >>> a thinly disguised Miss L*nds*y, another (hyphenated) for his portrayal
> >>> of scenes with thinly draped women (although Miss D*rv*z was no
> >>> odalisque), but the one we want has a city named after him. It's only
> >>> about fifteen miles from the city that is named after Miss Sm*th, at a
> >>> place where three countries meet.
> >>> State the full name of the man we are looking for.
> >> Benjamin Constant Botelho de Magalhães.
> > Obrigado!
> > --
> > Jerry Friedman, T. O. Panelist
> OK, now explain!
The T. O. explanation is:
Leticia is the other city.
The misses are Lindsay, Derviz and Smith.
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(The hint, which wasn't necessary, is "If it is of any help, the name
of the man has some connection with the Battle of Mactan and an
ancient measure for corn that could be a masculine bottle." No, it is
not of any help.)