Chicago: Birthplace of Modern Polygraphy
Oficyna Wydawnicza AFM
"The city of Chicago apparently got its name from the Miami-Illinois Indian word “shikaakwa,” meaning ‘smelly leek (garlic/onion)’. The leeks were prevalent along the river that flowed through the area (now the city of Chicago) and the Indian name for them also referred to the ‘striped skunk’, a smelly critter. Th at bit of history has no real relevance here other than to note that what happened in Chicago produced an exotic aroma that still today hangs in the air and continues to infl uence what is known about and what is done in the field of Polygraphy. Smelly? Well, maybe to critics. Not to those who know and understand Polygraphy."(...)
European Polygraph 2019, nr 2, s. 61-84.