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2449Re: [sherlock holmes society of india] answer to Tim's recent quiz question

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  • Anand Balachandran Pillai
    Feb 22, 2008
      Perhaps Watson did not take part in any Holmes adventure
      3 years after his first marriage to Mary Morsten ?

      --Anand

      On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 8:57 AM, Tim Symonds
      <tim.symonds@...> wrote:
      > Recently I posed a quiz question on the number of years Holmes and Watson
      > worked together (excluding the 3 'missing' years when Holmes disappeared
      > abroad) and which year this association between them started and ended.
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      > Holmes and Watson began their work together in 1881 and ended in 1903.
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      > Take away the 3 missing years and it comes to 19 years, but it is always
      > said that Holmes and Watson worked together for 17 years. How to reconcile
      > this difference? It's a real Sherlockian puzzle.
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      -Anand
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