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Etaoin shrdlu is a nonsense phrase that sometimes appeared in print in the days of
"hot type" publishing because of a custom of type-casting machine operators. It
appeared often enough to become part of newspaper lore, and "etaoin shrdlu" is listed
in the Oxford English Dictionary.
The phrase however, is not random. A certain feature of the letters of this
phrase results in it’s letters being found in early type casting machine keyboards and in
present-day keyboard layouts.
What feature am I talking about?
Contains 12 most frequently used English alphabets
“It’s almost like an unwritten rule that everyone understands to photograph a X at
In previous eras, the more popular portrayal in ads was _____(Y2), which
shared the attributes of being symmetrical and not overshadowing logos, but _____
pointing down struck some as, well, a downer.
“It has the aesthetic of the smiley face to be at _____(Y1), so we try whenever
possible to opt for that.”
“In advertising we would never expect someone to look at a X and say, ‘The X is
smiling,’ but it’s just a feeling you get.”
X is a song by American rapper Logic. The music video was directed by Andy Hines and
centers around a young man who struggles with feeling accepted due to his sexuality.
According to the American National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL), in the
three weeks following the single's release, calls directed to the NSPL rose by 27%, while
visits to their website increased from 300,000 to 400,000 over the following months.
What unique song title given to X is considered a major reason for this?
On June 10, 2018, Old Trafford was host to Soccer Aid, a biennial charity football
match between England and the Soccer Aid World Eleven.
Usain Bolt, who was playing as centre-forward, wore the usual number 9 that
his position uses, but with a rather interesting modification.
What was his kit number?
AUTO, short for Autopilot, is the main antagonist of the 2008 Disney/Pixar animated
film, WALL-E. AUTO's personality resembles much of the personality of X.
As a machine, he shows no kind of emotion and just complies with the orders
that have been given to him.
As such, because of his programmed orders, he also can be quite ruthless
as to his pursuit of his orders' success, even if it means forcing the human crew to
comply against their will.
Picture of AUTO on next slide.
Since 2003, X’s passion has been to watch cricket matches played by India and to
support the team. By April 2010, he had attended approximately 150 matches, often
traveling by bicycle to reach the venue of match.
At 33, X is still unmarried. He explains that he has stayed single because he
does not want to spoil a girl's life as following the Indian cricket team would always be
_________, on July 16, 2018, was renamed Lantern Entertainment as the Dallas-based
equity firm, Lantern Capital Partners closed on its purchase of the company for $289
Co-presidents Andy Mitchell and Milos Brajovic took charge of a company
that dropped to 50 employees from 170 due to departures and layoffs.
This YouTube video, described as “ronaldinho showing his skills” was uploaded on the
site on August 1, 2008.
Besides becoming another classic Nike ad, the video also became famous for an
Give the milestone.
"Pierre Brassau paints with powerful strokes, but also with clear determination. His brush
strokes twist with furious fastidiousness. Pierre is an artist who performs with the delicacy
of a ballet dancer.“
Art critics, journalists, and students, glasses of wine in hand, silently contemplated
Brassau's creations, which were exhibited at an art show in Göteborg, Sweden in 1964.
The critics, however, later found out that they were subjects of a hoax perpetrated
by Åke Axelsson, a journalist, as an attempt to challenge the critics on a topic that baffles
most of us today.
What was the hoax about?
Son Heung-Min, 26, is a footballer who plays for South Korea. Quite remarkably,
playing for the World Cup this year might not have been the most important tournament
Going out of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, and out of the 2018 World Cup,
means that winning the Asian Games of 2018 is the last opportunity for Son to avoid
What is Son’s stark situation, avoiding which, might attract criticism from the
South Korean general public?
X is a code of conduct dating from 1852, used during life-threatening situations. the
phrase first appeared in the 1860 novel Harrington: A Story of True Love, by William
Douglas O'Connor, when, after a lightning-strike, fire broke out aboard the American
packet Poland en route from New York to Le Havre.
The popularisation of this phrase happened mainly due to Y disaster, where as a
result of X being used, and some misinterpretation, there was a large bias observed in the
survivors of the disaster of Y.
As a code of conduct, X has no basis in maritime law.
ID the phrase.
Medicine Head, a blues rock band based in Stafford, England released an album in
1972 titled X. However, X was labelled a failure and didn’t receive much attention.
Capitalising on the failure of X, the band Y adopted the same title for their
album released a year later, which later went on to gain international acclaim.
Name the album title.
"Please, stop bullying me," Dendi said during the match.
While the demonstration was highly limited to a few variables of gameplay, it
was still remarkable to witness crowd-favorite Dota 2 pro Danylo “Dendi” Ishutin get
crushed in a live 1-vs-1 match with X.
In a video ahead of the match-up, Y explained that the X was trained by playing
a "thousand lifetimes" of matches against itself, with "coaching" from the company.
ID X or one of it’s founders.
Anurag Kashyap remarks, “When I met X in Venice I asked him whether the Manga
sequence in Y was inspired from an Indian film and he excitedly remarked, ‘Yes, I saw
this Indian serial-killer film which showed violence as animated.’”
Kashyap explains, “There is only one Indian serial-killer film which was made
before Y where violence was animated, and that was Abhay.”
ID the director and the film (part points).
Sangam (Confluence) is a 1964 Bollywood romance film, directed by Raj Kapoor,
written by Inder Raj Anand, and produced by Kapoor with Mehboob Studio and
The film stars Vyjayanthimala, Raj Kapoor and Rajendra Kumar in the lead roles,
with Iftekhar, Raj Mehra, Nana Palsikar, Lalita Pawar, Achala Sachdev and Hari
Shivdasani appearing in supporting roles inspired by Hollywood movie Gone with the
Sangam may have inspired the 2001 Hollywood film X, which has a strikingly
similar story line, but with only one friend being a pilot in Sangam, whereas both are
pilots in X.
_______ wrote and directed his first feature film, Eighth Grade, which was produced
and distributed by A24 and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2018.
The film has been received well by critics: it garnered a 98% approval rating on
Rotten Tomatoes, and holds an average rating of 90 out of 100 on Metacritic.
______________ went to primary school at Pymble Public School and later attended
the all-boys Knox Grammar School on Sydney's Upper North Shore, where he starred
in its production of My Fair Lady in 1985 and became the school captain in 1986.
Following graduation, he spent a gap year working at Uppingham School in
England as a Physical Education teacher. In 2017, the character he is most known for,
What has been blacked out?
The abacus is girded with a frieze of sculptures in high relief of The Lion of the North,
The _______ of the West, The Bull of the South and The Elephant of the East,
separated by intervening wheels, over a lotus in full bloom, exemplifying the
fountainhead of life and creative inspiration.
X may not have made it to the FIFA World Cup 2018 that begins next week in Russia,
but the country would be represented in all the matches of the event by Telstar 18.
Y, a city in X is the world's largest producer of hand-sewed footballs, with local
factories manufacturing 40~60 million footballs a year. The 2014 FIFA World Cup's
footballs were also made by a company based in Y.
It is the world's largest centre of surgical instrument manufacturing. The city is
also noted for its leather goods.
ID X. Bonus +10 for Y.
While X isn’t an Italian citizen, he is alarmed by the slate of candidates and the possible
repercussions for the world. In fact, X is so concerned that he has jumped into action and
Turns out that under Italian law the government coalition can pick a non-politician
to run. In fact, they can pick “a random jackass that Italy has never heard of.” Specifically,
they could pick X himself.
It’s what X calls Air Bud rules, where the rules didn’t definitely say that a dog
couldn’t play basketball so “alley oop motherf---ers!”. That’s right, X is running for prime
minister of Italy, telling its citizens, “Incredibly, I am far from your worst option.”
ID X. AC
This film was written by Akshat Verma, a Los Angeles based writer, who first wrote the
screenplay as a part of his studies at Screenwriting programme at UCLA, under the title Say
Cheese. Subsequently, after he lost his job as a copywriter in US, around 2005, he revived the
Akshat had to compile 15 drafts before the movie went on floors. He visited Mumbai
along with Jim Furgele, to unsuccessfully pitch the film to various film producers, eventually
after submitting a draft to Aamir Khan Productions, he left.
The script was thrown into a pile of scripts in Aamir Khan's office, where Kiran Rao
randomly picked it, read it and began to laugh. Soon it was read by Aamir Khan who contacted
the writer who was initially hesitant that it might ruin the "clean, family entertainment" tag of
Aamir Khan Productions, though Aamir had produced two A-certificate films before, Peepli Live
and Dhobi Ghat.
ID the film. AC
He's like a PlayStation. He can take advantage of every mistake we make."
- Arsène Wenger
“If you can't link up well with him, then football's not for you.”
“He should be fined for bringing the game into disrepute. It ain't that easy!”
- Gary Linekar
“Once they said they can only stop me with a pistol. Today you need a machine gun to
- Hristo Stoichkov
“Christopher Robin”, a film released in 2018 was released based on the
beloved childhood character Winnie the Pooh.
The movie was received overall the world with a positive
response. However, Christopher Robin was banned in China for a
“He has worked in Martial Art films and Action - Comedies, two genres that
have been, for some reason, shall we say, historically underrepresented at
the Oscars, a fact that will change if I have any pull on the Board of
Governors,” said Tom Hanks, while introducing X at the Oscars.
After winning the award, X said, “After 56 years in the film industry,
making over 200 films, I have broken so many bones, finally this is mine.”
ID X. AC