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What city caused the coining of a word meaning "a person devoted to sensuous luxury"?




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Answer: Sybaris

If you said Edmonton you are incorrect.

The inhabitants of Sybaris - a Greek colonial city in Southern Italy - were famous for their love of luxury; hence, the term sybarite came to denote a lover of luxury.

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Dear Sirs, Why would EDMONTON be a possible choice (despite its wrongfulness)? [Mootguy: It's a joke. Evidently, a Canadian joke.]
la at djcs.com.ve
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That Edmonton crack was hilarious!
e.winter at sympatico.ca
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I enjoyed the laugh from "If you said Edmonton you are incorrect."
hibart at shaw.ca
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