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Old 13th September 2017, 01:13 PM
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Dame Nellie Melba


(I'm assuming one isn't an inventor and I'm not so good on artistes.)
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Old 13th September 2017, 02:23 PM
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Dame Nellie is one. The other has a university named after him.
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Old 13th September 2017, 02:40 PM
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Curtin?
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Old 13th September 2017, 02:52 PM
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Scrap my answer. He wasn't Australian.
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Old 13th September 2017, 03:13 PM
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Curtin?
No, not curtin. He also has a freeway named after him. In Victoria.
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Old 13th September 2017, 04:16 PM
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Monash. John Monash?
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Old 13th September 2017, 04:57 PM
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Monash and Melba it is. So Bruce or voltarine next, whoever is first I guess
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Old 13th September 2017, 05:18 PM
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Old 13th September 2017, 06:53 PM
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Voltairine needed less hints than me so over to the smarty pants.
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Old 13th September 2017, 07:03 PM
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Voltairine needed less hints than me so over to the smarty pants.
Hardly a smarty pants. A lucky guess but then you guys put Nellie on everything!

You have the next go. I'm skulking in the wings after my last question.
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