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Arguably the world’s most popular detective, Sherlock Holmes brought deductive reasoning to the reading masses. Famous for finding the Hound of the Baskervilles and coming back from the dead after the Reichenbach Falls, Sherlock Holmes continues to be a hero to many. Sherlock was the derived from the English last name “shear lock,” meaning someone with closely cut hair.
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