The text is derived from Cicero's De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum (On the Ends of
Goods and Evils, or alternatively [About] The Purposes of Good and Evil ).
The original passage began: Neque porro quisquam est qui do____ _____ quia ____
____ _____, _______, adipisci velit (Translation: quot;Neither is there anyone who loves
grief itself since it is grief and thus wants to obtain itquot;). It is not known exactly when the
text acquired its current standard form; it may have been as late as the 1960s. The
passage was discovered by Richard McClintock, a Latin scholar who is the publications
director at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, by searching for citings of the rarely
used word 'consectetur' in classical literature. What famous text ?
What are these? or what more famous example of these has been missed out ?
Big fjords vex quick waltz nymph.
Junk MTV quiz graced by fox whelps.
Bawds jog, flick quartz, vex nymphs.
Waltz, bad nymph, for quick jigs vex!
Fox nymphs grab quick-jived waltz.
Brick quiz whangs jumpy veldt fox.
The quick brown fox jumps over the
These are called “pangrams”
Which religious denomination are these symbols of ?
The Invisible Pink Unicorn
A church of satirising religion.
On the same lines as the Church of The Flying
The following films and book are famous examples of a famous class of artistic
creations which were addressed by a certain term. A certain famous director
inspired by these films heard this term on his trip to Japan and used a derivative
of this term for a certain class of people in his own creation.
The term used to refer to the films in Jedaigeki
The original UNIX text editor quot;edquot; has
a construct _/_ _/_ , where quot;_ _quot;
stands for a regular expression, to
Globally search for matches to the
Regular Expression and Print the lines
containing them. This was so often
used that it was packaged up into its
own command, thus named quot;_ _ _ _quot;.
According to Dennis Ritchie, this is
the true origin of the command.
_____ ______ is a metaphor taken from the poem quot;Childe
Harold's Pilgrimagequot; by George Gordon, Lord Byron, where a
gladiator in Ancient Rome expects to be quot;butcher'd to make a
____ ______. What english phrase that was also the title of a
rather famous movie that showcased to the world a certain
actress named Audrey Hepburn.
Saul Steinberg created 85 covers and 642 internal drawings and illustrations
for the magazine. His most famous work is probably its March 29, 1976 cover,
an illustration titled quot;View of the World from 9th Avenue,quot; sometimes referred
to as quot;A Parochial New Yorker's View of the Worldquot; or quot;A New Yorker's View of
the World,quot; which depicts a map of the world as seen by self-absorbed New
Identify the participants in this famous
- People get on my nerves
- I am not sure I understand you
- You should pay more attention
- Suppose you should pay more attention
- You're entitled to your opinion
- What makes you think I am entitled to my
ELIZA and PARRY
The first conversation between two AIs over the
ARPANet . ELIZA was programmed to come
across as a Rogerian psychologist and PARRY,
a paranoid schizophreniac.
Pic 1 – Mark David Chapman (Lennon’s
Pic 2 - John Hinckley, Jr (Regan’s would-be-
Pic 3 - Robert John Bardo (Rebecca
All of them were inspired by the book “Catcher
in the Rye”
quot;The British are coming!quot; - Paul Revere
quot;The only traditions of the Royal Navy are rum,
sodomy and the lash.quot; - Winston Churchill
quot;If they have no bread, let them eat cake!quot; -
quot;Houston, we have a problem.quot; - Apollo 13 crew
quot;Anything that can go wrong, willquot; - Edward A.
quot;Et tu, Brute?quot; — Julius Caesar
Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Confessions
Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise starting a sentence quot;OK, Houston...quot;
which was cut off by Commander Jim Lovell saying quot;I believe we've
had a problem here,quot; followed fifteen seconds later by Lovell's
quot;Houston, we've had a problem.
Actual quote uncertain. Variously, quot;If that guy has any way of making a mistake, he willquot; and quot;If
there's more than one way to do a job, and one of those ways will result in disaster, then
somebody will do it that wayquot;. Murphy's law has been purposely misrepresented and sometimes
simply misinterpreted to mean quot;something will always go wrongquot; or quot;nothing will ever work
perfectlyquot;. This is actually a statement of Sod's Law. Murphy's Law is really a design principle: if
something can be done in more than one way (such as inserting a two-socket plug the wrong
way around), somebody will eventually do it. The solution is to design defensively - if the plug is
asymmetrical, it simply can't be plugged in the wrong way around. There is evidence that
Murphy himself didn't mean it this way when he said it, for more details, read the complete
What is are these the other names
Solve for Y and Z
An e-mail spam filtering system, a progressive rock
band, a right-wing website, a sound amplifier in the
film Back to the Future, a catalog code in the TV
series Heroes, and a weapon in the TV series
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine all named _ X _ _ Z _
as a homage to _ Y_' whose trademark it was .
X was once CRM and in another film “serum”.
Y = 114
Z = Kubrick
CRM114 in Dr. Strangelove
Serum 114 in A Clockwork Orange.
Indentify this guy whose magnum
opus was NOT the children's book
“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”
Identify this guy who was for years quite
popular at X which is a play on Y. However in
2005 he had to miss X beacause he actually
had to go for Y.
Prof. Roy Glauber – The Keeper of
the Broom at the Ig Nobel Awards
Identify this guy and his accomplishment that
has recently been chronicled as an academy
award winning film.
Walked on a high wire between the two towers
of the world trade center.
Man on Wire a documentary shot as a heist film
won the Oscar for Dest Documentary.
He's the french guy who did the coin trick.
Identify this woman who became really famous
after a certain film portrayed her in a way that
made her stand out somehow although her name
is never mentioned in the film and she has no
Roma Ligocka(The girl in the red coat)
A Holocaust survivor
Inspiration for the character, the little girl in the
red coat, in Schindler’s List
Autobiographical novel titled The Girl In The
Red Coat .
Identify this trio who started something, that has
been recently(and still is) the focus of a lot of
Pirate Bay founders
Identify this tree that has a special significance
in the world of music 2.