Arthur's Paradox

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Arthur's Paradox is an observation about quizbowl made by Bruce Arthur. It states that while quizbowl players adore concepts that are doubly-, triply-, or otherwise poly-eponymous, virtually no concepts created by quizbowl players to describe quizbowl are poly-eponymous.


Examples of mono-eponymous concepts include:

Ironically, Arthur's Paradox is also an example.

See also Category:Eponymous laws.


Noted exceptions to Arthur's Paradox include: