• X lodged an enquiry with the Supreme Court of Florida over
a ‘quickie’ name change, which would then be changed
back after the tournament concludes.
• The idea, a publicity stunt for her outside business venture
of branded candy, will reportedly also involve her sporting
the ‘Y’ emblem – a striking pair of red lips – on her attire.
• The quite bizarre marketing move by X and her
management company IMG looks likely to go ahead, too:
there are no apparent legal barriers standing in her way.
• Though the idea was eventually cancelled citing lengthy
• “X" originated with miners, who needed to warn
their fellows that a charge had been set.
• The first cannons developed were discharged,
shot or exploded by placing a flaming torch to a
small hole packed with gunpowder and leading to
the main powder charge. This caused the main
charge to explode, propelling the cannon ball to
the enemy, or sometimes, blowing up the cannon
and all standing nearby.
• Hence, X was both a command to the torch man,
and a warning to all around.
• Y is a dystopian novel by X published in 1953. It is regarded
as one of his best works. The novel presents a future
American society where books are outlawed and "firemen"
burn any that are found. The title refers to the temperature
that X understood to be the auto ignition point of paper
• X's early life witnessed the Golden Age of Radio while the
transition to the Golden Age of Television began right
around the time he started to work on the stories that
would eventually lead to Y. X saw these forms of media as a
threat to the reading of books, indeed as a threat
to society as they act as a distraction from important
Id the most famous reply??
• "But Rhett...where will I go ? What will I do
• X has become shorthand in popular culture for
"ruthless selfishness, intellectual precocity, or
both", says historian Jennifer Burns in her X
biography Goddess of the Market.
• Andrew Ryan primary antagonist of Bioshock had
his philosophy, his name, and some of his history
based on X. His name is a partial anagram of hers.
Both Andrew Ryan and X were originally from the
Soviet Union, but moved to America to avoid the
increasing tensions of Communism.
• The HBO X has become iconic. And well it might.
It's a terrific design, and it has served the show
very well...everyone knows it. I love it. I have all
those replicas right here, sitting on my shelve.
And yet, and yet... it's still not right. It's not the X
I want my readers to see.
• The way the X is described in the books...
HUGE, hulking, black and twisted, with the steep
iron stairs in front,... my X is a hunched beast
looming over the X room, ugly and asymmetric..
"It's a throne made by blacksmiths hammering together half-melted,
broken, twisted swords, wrenched from the hands of dead men or
yielded up by defeated foe."
If these were the top three who is the
• Otis Davis
• Carl Kaufmann
• Malcolm Spence
• The title derives from Miranda's speech in William
Shakespeare's The Tempest, Act V, Scene I:
• “O wonder!
How many goodly creatures are there here!
How beauteous mankind is! X,
That has such people in it.”
• Unlike the most popular optimist utopian novels of the
time, Y sought to provide a frightening vision of the future.
. An early trip to the United States gave X much of its
character. Not only was Y outraged by the culture of youth,
commercial cheeriness, sexual promiscuity and the inward-
looking nature of many Americans which were central in
• During the recording of the album, there were
rumors floating about that supernatural
occurrences had been going on in the studio,
such as lights flipping on and off, strange noises,
visions of Satan, etc. This was used as evidence
that Satan and the Antichrist had a hand in
• The scene climaxed when the producer got into a
car accident and upon seeing the figure asked the
mechanic to round off the bill.