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Because he's a nutter. That's pretty much all there is to it. It was a very simple and obvious way of bringing out his whimsicality and eccentricity visually. The director, Mel Stuart, answered this in his book Pure Imagination: The Making of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, where he said: the reason everything in Willy's office is cut in half ...


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Curiously, both the Bolton banner and the Union Jack do have some common elements in how they came to look the way they do! The Bolton flag is, of course, an image of a flayed man being crucified: The diagonal part of the Union Jack comes from the saltire-shaped flags of Scotland and Ireland: And St. Andrew's flag of Scotland is cross-shaped because ...


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The UK flag, the Union Jack, is a combination of three flags: And Scotland's flag is based on the crucifixion of Saint Andrew, which was held on an X-shaped cross: But Bolton's flag represents glorification of the cruelty of skinning people alive on an X-shaped cross upside down. So they do have a similar basis of crucifixion on an X-shaped cross, ...


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That's a regular Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite. It's a split key format, for ergonomic purposes (read: prevents carpal tunnel or repetitive stress injuries of the wrist). It's considered one of the best split key keyboards, with nice heavy clicky action (for a membrane based keyboard). It (the whole series really) is consistently ranked as one of the best ...



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