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May 17, 2010

Wash your hands!

srikanth @ 8:43 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1274129019 ) Play

What connects the English surgeon (1) and the product being advertized in (2)? (3) is a fairly roundabout clue.

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Answer:

  1. Joseph Lister
  2. An ad for Listerine – the mouthwash
  3. Joseph Lister was one of the early proponents of sterilized surgery.

34 Responses to “Wash your hands!”

  1. Listerine mouth wash, named after Joseph Lister.


  2. Anonymous

    (1) Joseph Lister

    (2) Listerine

    (3) Sterilized Surgical Instruments

    (2) was named after (1) who promoted the idea of sterile surgery by (3)


  3. Rahulk
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    (1) Joseph Lister

    (2) Listerine

    (3) Sterilized surgical instruments

    (2) was named after (1) who promoted the idea of sterile surgery by (3).


  4. Vishnu

    Listerine… Joseph Lister pioneered sterilizing surgical instruments…


  5. joseph lister
    listerine
    clean surgical instruments?

    listerine was named after him


  6. Rogi
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    Listerine was named for Joseph Lister; The father of antiseptics.


  7. Aparna
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    Listerine antiseptic, named after Joseph Lister who popularized the use of Listerine.


  8. shyam

    Joseph Lister, Listerine


  9. lanu
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    Listerine. The english surgeon in the pic is Joseph Lister. Listerine used to control bad breath and also to clean surgical instruments.


  10. Qbrain
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    The connection is “Listerine”.
    English surgeon is Joseph lister,a pioneer of antiseptic surgery. The ad is from “listerine” which itself is named after the surgeon.
    And listerine was first used as surgical antiseptic.


  11. krudebox
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    Joseph Lister, Listerine, Antiseptic & Sterile Surgery.


  12. varuns88
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    1. Joseph Lister
    2. Listerine mouthwash

    Listerine was named after Joseph Lister by Lambert Pharmacal Co because he promoted sterilization of surgical instruments.


  13. shenoyvarun86
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    Joseph Lister, inventor of Listerine(being advertised in pic 2. Carbolic acid used to sterilise surgical equipment was first used by Lister Saab! Connect is Lister’s contributions to the Hygiene of the world


  14. shrik
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    Joseph Lister and Listerine.


  15. udupendra
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    Listerine named after Joseph Lister


  16. dineshk
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    Joseph Lister who championed the idea of sterilizing surgery equipment. The mouth wash Listerine is named after him.


  17. reddevil_ani

    The surgeon is Joseph lister…product is Listerine mouthwash..named in his honor. Listerine was initially used as antiseptic during surgery.


  18. bharath357

    Dr. Joseph Lister – the inspiration for Listerine – a mouthwash and used to sterilize medical instruments


  19. Logik
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    Joseph Lister.

    Listerine for removing bad-breath, was named after him.


  20. Raghuvansh
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    Listerine (mouthwash) named after Lister.


  21. joseph lister–listerine


  22. 1) Joseph Lister

    And the connect is Listerine….


  23. piezocake

    The letters “lister”.


  24. Ganesh Prasad

    (2)Product being advertised is Listerine
    (1)Joseph Lister who promoted the idea of sterile surgery while working at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He successfully introduced carbolic acid (phenol) to sterilize surgical instruments and to clean wounds; as a result of his work in sterilisation, Listerine mouthwash was named after him.


  25. Phenol-Carbolic acid. . Antiseptic..

    1. Joseph Lister
    2. Mouth wash
    3. Sterilisation of surgical instruments..


  26. lister. carbolic acid. disinfectants. mouthwash.


  27. Joseph Lister and the product is Listerine


  28. kriskingle

    Joseph Lister, listerine and antisepsis


  29. Manish Achuth
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    1. Joseph Lister
    2. Listerine.
    Listerine was named after Joseph Lister as he promoted the idea of sterile surgery by sterlizing instruments.


  30. umang

    listerine.. joseph lister


  31. The One and Only

    the eponymous Listerine


  32. The One and Only

    sterilization, to be more precise.


  33. Rithwik K

    Joseph Lister : pioneer of antiseptic surgery.Robert Wood Johnson, inspired by a speech by antisepsis advocate Joseph Lister, joined brothers James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson to create a line of ready-to-use surgical dressings in 1885.


  34. Mo

    Joseph Lister, Listerine


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