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Proletariat (n):A working class
Prolitariat (n): A ‘working-with-words’ class
1. Raga Man
2. *Pak Devil
3. *Is Dark Hitcher
4.*A Boggier Robot
5.*Half Crocked Chit
6. *Heil, old fart!
* : Names of famous personalities or phrases . Rest are words
The other day, John was nagging me to accompany him to Pantaloons. After much coaxing, I finally
agreed to his wish as the weather reports did not mention any precipitation. He was satisfied indeed
and you should have seen how his face was illuminated! When we reached the place, we were
surprised to notice that the façade of the building had been completely refurbished. On the way back,
John stopped at a local bookstore to search for a book - “Fabrication: The Designers Guide”. I
advised him to salvage his money then and instead order it from flipkart.com at a discount, to which
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1. From a medieval Latin phrase which means "the Fifth Essence" -- what we would now call, "The
Fifth Element." That which is ____ is of the fifth element that would come after the four classical
elements (earth, wind, rain, fire). The OED summarizes this original sense best, "The `fifth essence'
of ancient and medieval philosophy, supposed to be the substance of which the heavenly bodies were
composed, and to be actually latent in all things, the extraction of it by distillation or other methods
being one of the great objects of alchemy."
2. The nautical explanation is that in the age of sail, women, wives, mistresses, and prostitutes were
frequently on board ship when in port or sailing in home waters and occasionally children would be
born aboard ship. Common sailors slept on the cannon deck and when on board, their wives and
mistresses would sleep there too. If a child were born on board, it would likely be born on the cannon
3. This term for a run-down or dilapidated urban area with a large, impoverished population is
American in origin.The term originally referred literally to a path along which working men ___ logs.
4. Borrowed from the French phrase for "gloves of Sweden." It was in Sweden that the first leather
was buffed to a fine softness.
5. This unofficial motto of the US Marine Corps is borrowed from the Mandarin 'Gongye
Hezhoushe', or industrial cooperative.The phrase was clipped to a slogan for the industrial
Lt. Col. Evans Carlson (US Marine Corps) was a military attaché in the US embassy to China in the
late-30s. Carlson chose ____ as the motto for his elite battalion and by late 1942 the term was widely
adopted throughout the Marine Corps as an expression of spirit and “can do” attitude
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1. "I need a pencil sharpener," said Tom _____. (7)
2. "I only have diamonds, clubs and spades," said Tom __________. (11)
3. "This must be an aerobics class," Tom ____ out. (6)
4. "3.14159265," Tom said ____. (7)
5. "I've struck oil!" said Tom _____. (7)
6. "I like modern painting," said Tom ______ .(10)
7. "How do you start a model-T Ford without a battery?" asked Tom _____.(8)
8. "Don't add too much water," said Tom with great ________.(13)
9. "Who discovered radium?" asked Tom _______. (9)
10. "I'd better repeat that SOS message," said Tom ________. (12)
Meaning: bell-ringing (Origin: Latin)
Meaning: full of intricate twists and turns (Origin: Greek)
Meaning : property of certain surfaces that appear to change colour as the angle of view or the angle
of illumination changes (Origin: Greek)
Meaning : Grossly irreverent toward what is or is held to be sacred (Origin: Latin)
Meaning: An early photographic technology (Origin : French)
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Man, it pained so much! I needed to have my wisdom tooth pulled out. So I thought I should pay my
dentist a visit. He lived near my home, a block of flats away. As I was talking with the dental
receptionist, there was a sad ballad being played over the radio there! She was telling me about her
dog - that it was Birthington’s washday that day.Her husband was taking care of that task or master
plan of hygiene it seemed.She also mentioned that her husband was complaining of a lack of pies in
his diet. “He really has a sweet tooth, you know!”- She exclaimed!After the tooth extraction, I
exclaimed to the dentist “Me tooth- it’s roaring with pain!”. I had to ease my tears a bit!
The title of this book is derived from a joke on bad punctuation:
“A panda walks into a café. He orders a sandwich, eats it, then draws a gun and proceeds to fire it at
the other patrons.
'Why?' asks the confused, surviving waiter amidst the carnage, as the panda makes towards the exit.
The panda produces a badly punctuated wildlife manual and tosses it over his shoulder.
'Well, I'm a panda,' he says, at the door. 'Look it up.'
The waiter turns to the relevant entry in the manual and, sure enough, finds an explanation.
'Panda(n): Large black-and-white bear-like mammal, native to China.__________.'
A to Z
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R W A S
1 2 3 4
1. Any person exercising great authority or power in a particular field
2. An ethnic group of Africa
3. (plural) Long white linen robes with tapered sleeves worn by priests at Mass
4. Sweet raised bread dried and browned in an oven
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