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queen

Sociology
A commonly used but derogatory term for a male homosexual, especially one who is flamboyantly effeminate.

Vox populi
A female monarch.

queen

a mature, entire female cat used for breeding.
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Far more than Ellery Queen of Erle Stanley Gardner," he continues, before remembering himself, "Well, Ellery Queen's quite a good story.
There were two persons who wrote the Ellery Queen mysteries, but I don't remember their names.
Su libro titulado La obligacion de asesinar (Inicialmente publicado por Editorial Albatros, pero solo difundido por Novaro en 1957), llego a figurar en el Queen's Quorum de Ellery Queen como una de las --en aquel momento--110 colecciones de cuentos policiacos de mayor importancia en la historia del genero.
La historia que daba nombre a La obligacion de asesinar pretendia ser mas una novela corta que un cuento, y cuando aparecio publicada en la revista Selecciones Policiacas y de Misterio tuvo una breve presentacion, segun era norma, que informaba de una cena que Ellery Queen --Frederic Dannay y Anthony Boucher-- le ofrecio (u ofrecieron) a Antonio Helu en Nueva York: cuando los editores le preguntaron a nuestro autor por que el protagonista era Carlos Miranda y no Maximo Roldan, Helu respondio que, mientras Roldan era capaz de resolver rapidamente los enigmas, Miranda requeria de mas tiempo y, en consecuencia, de mas espacio.
TOKYO: The Mystery Writers of America group has chosen Hiroshi Hayakawa, president of Hayakawa Publishing Inc, as the winner of the 1998 Ellery Queen Award.
American cousins who were coauthors of a series of more than 35 detective novels featuring a character named Ellery Queen.
Ewing, I, Libertine (1956) and as Ellery Queen, The Player on the Other Side (1963).
Cop Shows include Charlie Wild, Detective, Front Page Detective, Armchair Detective, Ellery Queen, and Rocky King, Detective.
He started out in showbusiness as a radio announcer and was hugely- popular on TV as Ellery Queen in the original 1954 series.
Nero Wolfe'' - executive-produced and directed by Timothy Hutton (whose father, Jim, played yet another famous literary detective, Ellery Queen, in a droll '70s series), who also stars as Wolfe's assistant, Archie Goodwin - is curiously lifeless, despite spiffy period detail (though it takes place in the '50s, it's heavier on postwar jazz and art deco).
Jim (1934-79) is probably best remembered for his role in the long-running TV series Ellery Queen.