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brain teaser

The lot of us came up with this at work today.  Can you solve it?

Fill in the blank: George, Tom,     ?    , Alex, Andy

Update 9/7/2013: Answer now in notes.

4 comments:

cbr said...

Google suggests "chris":

http://labs.google.com/sets?hl=en&q1=george&q2=tom&q3=&q4=alex&q5=andy&btn=Small

ajb said...

Huh. I hadn't seen Google Sets. Pretty cool, but not the answer we intended.

cbr said...

Yeah, google sets isn't actually very good.

ajbc said...

Answer: Abe/Abraham
Reasoning: the first names (or corresponding common nicknames) for the individuals on US dollar notes in order of monetary value. (50 and 100 excluded)