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Land Ahoy My Sweet!

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Puzzle ID:#14310
Fun:*** (2.19)
Difficulty:** (1.97)
Category:Trick
Submitted By:MrIxoliteAen****
Corrected By:cnmne

 

 

 



Who is the first man accredited with sailing to the Islets of Langerhan?


Answer

Tricked you! The Islets of Langerhan are located in the pancreas.
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Comments

jimbo*au*
Aug 16, 2003

In 1893 Gustave-Edouard Laguesse (1861-1927) attached the name Langerhans to the structures. They are generally referred to as the "Islets" of Langerhans.
shorty02
Sep 01, 2003

Clever, but it's islets of langerhans, not isles.
MrIxoliteAen*
Sep 01, 2003

I know, it's a typo
rashadAma*
Jul 08, 2004

Tricked you!!! I knew that!!! lier
dumbell**
Jul 08, 2004

I have found many refernces to it the way it appears in this teaser on Google. Isles works better as a teaser, so I dont see a problem
sweetime**
May 24, 2005

i'm wondering whether this should be in the trivia section?
twas a good teaser thought
MrIxoliteAen*
May 25, 2005

Thanks Sweet,
I agree with you, ai also think its a shame that the Trick questions sre shown as such, as it gets your brain into the mind set of looking for the trick straight away. I always like to be completely fooled that it is a Trick question.
lessthanjake789*us*
May 29, 2005

my mind was working, but i didnt get it, thinking of bio class, i got those confused with those things on a shark, the somethings of lorenzini, and i was confused, haha. good one
flipflopchica**
Jul 06, 2005

I don't get it
sgtammoAus*
Dec 04, 2005

Tricked me on that one...Godd job.
akl21Aus*
Aug 06, 2006

Good job! I wouldn't have gotten that, except my diabetic teacher came in a told us about her Langerhans.
JalenStar3us
Jun 19, 2007

Doesn't sound right I think.....
javlad27Aus*
Aug 09, 2007

I don't get it.
Deedee123*ca*
Jan 15, 2008

There's nothing to solve!!!
annvie9*us*
Apr 29, 2008

I knew there wasn't any "islet of langerham" because 1. That is too
strange of a name to be and island
2.I look at my history teacher's big world map everyday, and I've found real islands named Starbuck, McDonald Island, South Sandwich Islands, and Campbell. Never have I found any islet.
Heywardtus
Dec 01, 2008

that would be me in my super shrink mobile i invented to explore the inside of your body
bradon182001*us*
May 12, 2010

I get it, I get it.
Joose**
Nov 03, 2012

I knew that! The first sailor to travel there was the Magic School Bus!
klsowell**
Aug 27, 2013

THIS IS HILARIOUS!!!!!!!! LOVE IT!!!!!!! Also am I the only one who got the hint in the title? The pancreas controls the blood sugar, thus the "sweet". Great teaser!



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