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Sherlock Holmes is a new millennium sex symbol with books, movies, and TV episodes introducing him to a new generation of fans.

LONDON — If Sherlock Holmes was such a smart detective, why was he not put on the case of Jack the Ripper?

Conan Doyle eventually left medicine and created Sherlock Holmes, a character who brought science to the masses.

Did you know that the first Sherlock Holmes stories were a bust?

But this raises the question: If Sherlock Holmes worked for a modern police force, would he be considered a good detective?

He spent a great deal of his time on the front porch, finding it far from unpleasant to be regarded as a second Sherlock Holmes.

Sherlock Holmes is the hero of the famous detective stories of Conan Doyle.

We speak of "a Sherlock Holmes" when we mean to describe some one who is very quick at finding out things.

I guess you've got the Sherlock Holmes part of it all right!

That's a part of the Sherlock Holmes business that I entirely overlooked!


On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Sherlock Holmes, such as: agent, informer, police officer, private eye, private investigator, and prosecutor.

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