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Mount Waugh is a mountain, 585 m, standing at the south side of Beascochea Bay 3.5 nautical miles (6 km) northeast of Nunez Point, on the west coast of Graham Land. First charted by the French Antarctic Expedition under Charcot, 1908-10. Named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for W.A. Waugh, American biochemist who, with Charles Glen King, first identified the antiscorbutic component from lemon juice, making possible the production of synthetic vitamin C to prevent scurvy, in 1932.

Waugh Peak is a rock peak, 2,430 m, standing just southeast of Breyer Mesa at the west side of Amundsen Glacier, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Douglas Waugh, Chief Cartographer with the Geological Society of America from 1963, who has contributed much to the Society's Antarctic mapping program.

Waugh, Indiana Unincorporated community in Indiana, United States

Waugh is an unincorporated community in Marion Township, Boone County, Indiana.

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Evelyn Waugh British writer

Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books, and he was also a prolific journalist and book reviewer. His most famous works include the early satires Decline and Fall (1928) and A Handful of Dust (1934), the novel Brideshead Revisited (1945), and the Second World War trilogy Sword of Honour (1952–61). He is recognised as one of the great prose stylists of the English language in the 20th century.

Mark Waugh Australian cricketer

Mark Edward Waugh AM is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer, who represented Australia in Test matches from early 1991 to late 2002, and made his One Day International debut in 1988.

Steve Waugh Australian cricketer

Stephen Rodger Waugh, AO is a former Australian international cricketer and twin brother of cricketer Mark Waugh. A right-handed batsman, he was also a medium-pace bowler. As Australian captain from 1997 to 2004, he led Australia to fifteen of their record sixteen consecutive Test wins, and to victory in the 1999 Cricket World Cup. Waugh is considered the most successful Test captain in cricket history, with 41 matches won and only 9 matches lost with a winning ratio of 72%.

<i>Brideshead Revisited</i> book by Evelyn Waugh

Brideshead Revisited, The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder is a novel by English writer Evelyn Waugh, first published in 1945. It follows, from the 1920s to the early 1940s, the life and romances of the protagonist Charles Ryder, including his friendship with the Flytes, a family of wealthy English Catholics who live in a palatial mansion called Brideshead Castle. Ryder has relationships with two of the Flytes: Sebastian and Julia. The novel explores themes including nostalgia for the age of English aristocracy, Catholicism, and the nearly overt homosexuality of Sebastian Flyte's coterie at Oxford University. A faithful and well-received television adaptation of the novel was produced in an 11-part miniseries by Granada Television in 1981.

Auberon Waugh author

Auberon Alexander Waugh was an English journalist, and eldest son of the novelist Evelyn Waugh. He was widely known by his nickname 'Bron'.

<i>A Handful of Dust</i> novel by the British writer Evelyn Waugh

A Handful of Dust is a novel by the British writer Evelyn Waugh. First published in 1934, it is often grouped with the author's early, satirical comic novels for which he became famous in the pre-World War II years. Commentators have, however, drawn attention to its serious undertones, and have regarded it as a transitional work pointing towards Waugh's Catholic postwar fiction.

Stag film

Stag film or Smokers are terms used to describe a type of pornographic film produced secretly in the first two-thirds of the 20th century. Typically, stag films had certain traits. They were brief in duration, were silent, depicted explicit or graphic sexual behavior intended to appeal to men, and were produced clandestinely due to censorship laws. Stag films were screened for all-male audiences in fraternities or similar locations; observers offered a raucous collective response to the film, exchanging sexual banter and achieving sexual arousal. In Europe, stag films were often screened in brothels.

Devlin Waugh

Devlin Waugh is a fictional character who has appeared regularly in British comic anthologies 2000 AD and Judge Dredd Megazine. The character, a homosexual vampire, was originally created by the writer-artist team John Smith and Sean Phillips in 1992.

Phil Waugh Australian rugby union player

Phillip Waugh is a retired Australian rugby union footballer who played 124 matches in Super Rugby for the NSW Waratahs, and in 79 Test matches for the Wallabies. His usual position was openside flanker.

Chapman & Hall is an imprint owned by CRC Press, originally founded as a British publishing house in London in the first half of the 19th century by Edward Chapman and William Hall. Chapman & Hall were publishers for Charles Dickens, William Thackeray, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Anthony Trollope, Eadweard Muybridge and Evelyn Waugh.

<i>The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold</i> autobiography story of Evelyn Waugh

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold is a novel by the British writer Evelyn Waugh, first published in July 1957. It is Waugh's penultimate full-length work of fiction, which the author called his "mad book"—a largely autobiographical account of a period of hallucinations caused by bromide intoxication that he experienced in the early months of 1954, recounted through his protagonist Gilbert Pinfold.

Jeff Waugh Australian computer programmer

Jeff Waugh is an Australian free software and open source software engineer. He is known for his past prominence in the GNOME and Ubuntu projects and communities.

John the bookmaker controversy

"John" or "John the bookmaker" is the name given to an Indian bookmaker who in 1994–95 gave money to Australian cricketers Mark Waugh and Shane Warne, in return for pitch and weather information.

Daniel W. Waugh American politician

Daniel Webster Waugh was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

The St. Louis crime family, also known as the Giordano crime family, is an American Mafia crime family based in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Antarctica Polar continent in the Earths southern hemisphere

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent. It contains the geographic South Pole and is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At 14,200,000 square kilometres, it is the fifth-largest continent. For comparison, Antarctica is nearly twice the size of Australia. About 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that averages 1.9 km in thickness, which extends to all but the northernmost reaches of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Cheryl Brady

Cheryl Tenbury-Newent is a fictional character from the British Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks, played by Bronagh Waugh. The character first appeared on-screen on 25 November 2008, during the first series of the Hollyoaks spin-off, Hollyoaks Later, as the former love interest of Malachy Fisher. She made her first appearance in main Hollyoaks episodes in July 2009, introduced to the serial by series producer, Lucy Allan. In 2010 when Paul Marquess began producing the serial, he felt that Cheryl was being used in the wrong way, subsequently making her a central character to the show. It was announced on 1 February 2013 that Waugh quit her role. Cheryl departed Hollyoaks on 22 March 2013, after four years on the show.

New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) is an adjudicating committee established to authorize the naming of features in the Ross Dependency on the Antarctic continent. It is composed of the members of the New Zealand Geographic Board plus selected specialists on Antarctica. This committee works in collaboration with similar place-naming authorities in Australia, Great Britain and the United States to reach concurrence on each decision. The NZ-APC committee was established in 1956.

Waugh Mountain mountain in United States of America

Waugh Mountain, elevation 11,716 ft (3,571 m), is a summit in Fremont County, Colorado.

Kevin Waugh Canadian politician

Kevin Waugh is a Canadian politician and former television sports journalist, who was elected to represent the riding of Saskatoon—Grasswood in the House of Commons of Canada in the Canadian federal election, 2015. Prior to his election as an MP, Waugh had been a longtime sportscaster with CTV Saskatoon and a member of Saskatoon's public school board.