In a court ruling a few years ago against a particular brand, the judge said “How can you talk about goodwill in connection with such a tasteless and obnoxious campaign?” Mary Vitoria, representing the company, in their defense, said “”Your lordship may find it offensive. I might find it offensive. But the youth people do not find it offensive, they find it amusing.” Which brand are we talking about?
‘ The original _____ _____ was a series of brilliant accidents. It had a great smell, it had a funky name. It was positioned between two funeral parlours – that always caused controversy. It was incredibly sensuous. It was 1976, the year of the heatwave, so there was a lot of flesh around. We knew about storytelling then, so all the products had stories. We recycled everything, not because we were environmentally friendly but because we didn’t have enough bottles. It was a good idea. What was unique about it, with no intent at all, no marketing nous, was that it translated across cultures, across geographical barriers and social structures. It wasn’t a sophisticated plan, it just happened like that.’
During the Revolutionary War, loyalists in the Virginia backcountry periodically conspired against the Revolutionary authorities. Colonels Charles ____, James Callaway, and other militia officers and county justices formed extralegal courts to punish them, which were "not strictly warranted by law." “_____ Law," did not at first include hanging. According to local tradition, accused loyalists were tied to a large black walnut tree here at ______ home, Green Level, and whipped, not hanged.
This company began as BHI, which stood for "Beverly Hills Internet" in 1994, a small Web hosting and development company in Southern California. David Bohnett and John Rezner were the founders. The company also created their own Web directory, organized thematically in six "neighbourhoods" such as "Silicon Valley" (for technology) and "Sunset Strip" (for nightlife and music). In mid-1995, the company decided to offer users (thereafter known as "Homesteaders") the ability to develop free home pages within those neighbourhoods. Chat, bulletin boards, and other elements of "community" were added soon after, helping foster rapid growth. In January 1999,the company was purchased by Yahoo for $3.57 billon. Identify?
King Edward II of England was on the verge of defeating King Bruce of Scotland in the Battle of Bannockburn. So King Bruce called a certain number of people for help. This incident inspired the name of which brand?
It all started in 1925, when two engineers, Peter_____ and Svend ______, began a modest production of radios in the attic of Svend's family home, 'Quistrup'. The company was founded on 17 November that same year by the two young engineers who shared a passion for radio transmissions. The first commercially viable product to bear the company's name was the Eliminator in 1927. The Eliminator enabled a radio to be connected directly to the mains rather than being battery-operated which had been previously the norm. Simple design with a touch of magic! is the design philosophy of this company which manufactures high end products known for their performance , durability and classic design. Identify
The story goes that one person was called for an interview at PayPal and asked to show his skills by designing a logo. He designed the logo below which is continued to be used as the PayPal logo even today. He cleared the interview and was offered the job as Paypal's first designer. This guy went on to create something more famous. His "creation" was taken over by another giant and in the process he became very rich (well, the money is yet to come to him). Who is he and what did he "create"?
His playing career consisted of a few generally unsuccessful spells at small and medium sized Portuguese clubs during the years he was studying. He joined the youth team of Belenenses, and then played for Rio Ave F.C.. He later returned to Lisbon's Belenenses. Later, he earned the nickname Tradutor (translator), when he worked with Sir Bobby Robson as his translator. Who are we talking about?
During the reconstruction process after the Tsunami, there was a huge shortage of cement. X signed an endorsement deal with Lafarge, the giant cement company which ensured supply of cement for 'Foundation for Goodness', a charitable trust stated by X in return for all the endorsement work he does for them. Identify X
This service became popular when the NBA Portland Train Blazers began using this system after winning the championship in the 1977 season? The first major of this kind appeared when Sugar Ray Leonard fought Thomas ‘Hitman’ Hearns for the Welterweight championship. Viacom Cablevision was the first to offer this service, Name the service?
Pollock to Sangakkara, another fuller length delivery outside the off stump, Sangakkara goes for the drive and ends up hitting it in the air towards point, didn't get his foot to the pitch of the ball but went through with the shot - X swoops forward and takes it inches away from the ground. Y is heard commenting "The Z has got another wicket". Identify X, Y and Z.
Rumours arose about the similarities of Jenny, X to a 2007 American comedy film, X , which also deals with teenage pregnancy and features a character with the name X (name of the girl) . The film's screenwriter, Diablo Cody, commented on the coincidence in October 2007, stating that she had been unaware of the existence of Jenny, X prior her own film's release. She said that, although she had not yet watched Jenny, X , she now is interested in seeing it.
She was born Édith Giovanna Gassion. From the age of three to seven, she was allegedly blind as a result of keratitis. She was about 16 when she fell in love with Louis Dupont, a delivery boy. Piaf's next boyfriend was a pimp named Albert who took a commission from the money she made singing in exchange for not forcing her into prostitution.
In Paris, a two-room museum is dedicated to her. Also has a minor planet named after her. Her life… not so khaas…but a movie recently tried to tell her story to the world and in turn ended up grossing a lottttt!!! Which movie?