six degrees of separation


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six degrees of separation

The idea that everyone on earth may be linked to anyone else through a chain of connections. This newer phrase for it’s a small world was the title of a play and the movie based on it (1993) by John Guare. The term is becoming a cliché.
See also: degree, of, six
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"It's six degrees of separation. Everybody knows somebody, and we all have deep roots in the community," she said.
There is this idea called "six degrees of separation" and it goes like this?--?all people are six, or fewer, social connections from each other.
"If you went through six degrees of separation, you'd probably find that a lot of the folks have some connection historically to one of those three organizations--a lot of the Catholics you run into in town used to work for Human Life International or Seton, or they still do, or they went to Christendom, or they were just visiting because their oldest child went to Christendom and they fell in love with the community and then relocated here.
I've done it with Six Degrees of Separation, 'cause we went to London with a British cast and a new director.
In comparison, all humans on planet are connected by SIX degrees of separation. You do the math," Zarif wrote on his twitter page on Wednesday.
The book dips into the theory of six degrees of separation, conspiracy politics, racism, burlesque, the Ku Klux Klan, history, and mystery.
She was First Lady in The West Wing, Julianna Margolis's crazy mum in The Good Wife and starred in hit film Six Degrees of Separation.
The phrase 'six degrees of separation,' suggests that only a minuscule measurement is what divides one person from another.
Babyruth Villarama's acclaimed Sunday Beauty Queen, Monster Jimenez's Kano, Antoinette Jadaone's Six Degrees of Separation From Lilia Cuntapay and Kiri and Sari Dalena's Ang Kababaihan ng Malolos are also in the roster of films to be screened this month.
It lingered for quite a while and eventually morphed into six degrees of separation for almost anyone to anyone.
Effective examples include 'Sleeping With the Enemy,' 'Legally Blonde,' 'Monster-in-Law,' 'Snakes on a Plane,' 'Sharknado,' 'Shakespeare in Love,' 'Six Degrees of Separation' and 'Eat.
You talk about six degrees of separation, but as fans we're only one or two degrees of separation away from our heroes who play the game.
It's playing six degrees of separation. Anybody can make a connection," Page Six quoted a publicist as saying.
Experience your "six degrees of separation" as the Script has them (except for the sixth degree, of course!) and then note the date down.
Pressly revealed in the caption that she went to see Janney and the entire cast of "Six Degrees of Separation" on Broadway.