Challenger, Professor

Challenger, Professor

amusing and opinionated scientist of notable rotundity. [Br. Lit.: The Lost World]
See: Fatness
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But even as I do so, I am overwhelmed by the wonder of the fact that it should be our little group of the "Lost World"--Professor Challenger, Professor Summerlee, Lord John Roxton, and myself--who have passed through this amazing experience.
It was, therefore, not surprising that the bulk of votes at the December 9 convention went the way of Secondus, who polled 2,000 votes ahead of his closest challenger, Professor Adeniran, who managed to score 230 votes.