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Carter Stewart

Scott Carter Stewart is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Nippon Professional Baseball. Stewart graduated from Eau Gallie High School in Eau Gallie, Florida; as a junior in 2017, he went 11 -- 2 with a 0.81 earned 104 strikeouts. During the summer of 2017, he played in the Perfect Game All-American Classic at Petco Park; as a senior in 2018, he was named the Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year for Florida after going 6–2 with a 0.91 ERA and 128 strikeouts. He committed to play college baseball at Mississippi State University. Stewart was considered one of the top prospects for the 2018 Major League Baseball draft, was drafted by the Atlanta Braves with the eighth overall pick. Due to a wrist injury, Atlanta offered a signing bonus below the full value of the draft slot, Stewart did not sign with the Braves. Stewart enrolled at Eastern Florida State College for the 2018–19 academic year in order to be eligible for selection in the 2019 Major League Baseball draft.

With the EFSC Titans, who compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association, Stewart made 13 starts, compiling a 2–2 record with 1.70 ERA and 108 strikeouts. On May 21, 2019, sports website The Athletic reported that Stewart agreed to contract terms with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Nippon Professional Baseball. On May 30, the Hawks announced that Stewart had agreed and been signed to a six year contract that guarantees him as much as $7 million. Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference ESFC Titans bio 2 Carter Stewart, Jr. PLAYERS2020 - Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks Official site


A feghoot is a humorous short story or vignette ending in a pun, where the story contains sufficient context to recognize the punning humor. This storytelling model originated in a long-running series of short science-fiction pieces that appeared under the collective title "Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot", published in various magazines over several decades, written by Reginald Bretnor under the anagrammatic pseudonym of'Grendel Briarton'; the usual formula the stories followed was for the title character to solve a problem bedeviling some manner of being or extricate himself from a dangerous situation. The events could take place all over the galaxy and in various historical or future periods on Earth and elsewhere. In his adventures, Feghoot worked for the Society for the Aesthetic Re-Arrangement of History and traveled via a device that had no name, but was typographically represented as the ")("; the pieces were vignettes only a few paragraphs long, always ended with a deliberately terrible pun, based on a well-known title or catch-phrase.

"Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot" was published in the magazine Fantasy and Science Fiction from 1956 to 1973. In 1973, the magazine ran a contest soliciting readers' feghoots as entries; the series appeared in Fantasy and Science Fiction's sister magazine Venture Science Fiction Magazine, in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Amazing Stories, other publications. The individual pieces were identified by Roman numerals rather than titles; the stories have been collected in several editions, each an expanded version of the previous, the most recent being The Collected Feghoot from Pulphouse Publishing. Many of the ideas and puns for Bretnor's stories were contributed by others, including F. M. Busby and E. Nelson Bridwell. Other authors have published feghoots written on their own, including John Brunner. Numerous fan-produced stories have been written, as well. Bretnor said that the idea of the name occurred to him during a game of Scrabble, he always arranged his letter tiles alphabetically.

His wife suggested that, if the first two letters were transposed, the silly name'Feghoot' could be formed. Bretnor did so, began using the name in his punny stories. Myles na gCopaleen's column "Cruiskeen Lawn" in the Irish Times featured feghoots recounted as episodes in the lives of John Keats and George Chapman; the "Mr. Peabody's Improbable History" segments on Rocky and Bullwinkle were animated feghoots, right down to the pun at the end of each episode. In 1962, Amazing Stories published "Through Time and Space with Benedict Breadfruit" by Grandall Barretton, which all ended in a pun on the name of a famous science-fiction writer. Bretnor paid tribute to these stories in one of his own, in which Ferdinand Feghoot assures a friend that Breadfruit was "conceived in our Garrett". One example of a feghoot is the "Forty million Frenchmen" gag on page 559 of Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow; the Callahan's Bar series by Spider Robinson uses "some of the worst puns known to man.... Building up to the anticipated pun with skill and flair."

Isaac Asimov used the song "Give My Regards to Broadway" to form an elaborate story pun in his short story "Death of a Foy". He uses the "Marseillaise" in the short story "Battle-Hymn" for the same effect. Arthur C. Clarke's short story. One version of the story of Little Bunny Foo Foo is a feghoot; each episode of the long-running BBC radio panel game My Word! Ended with extemporaneous feghoots from Denis Norden. Comic-strip writer Stephan Pastis includes feghoots in his strip "Pearls Before Swine". Humorist S. J. Perelman contrived elaborate feghoots, his piece "Abby, This Is Your Father" in Crazy Like a Fox is built around a series of them. On the US version of the television show Whose Line Is It, Anyway?, Colin Mochrie opened the "Weird Newscasters" game with a feghoot. The film The Hudsucker Proxy could arguably be a feghoot, as the film ends with a pun relating to the climax of the film. Briarton, Grendel; the Compleat Feghoot, Manchester: The Mirage Press, LTD. ISBN 0-88358-022-5

Joseph and his Brethren

Joseph is an oratorio by George Frideric Handel completed in the summer of 1743. Joseph is composed to an English language libretto by the Rev. James Miller, based on Apostolo Zeno's Italian language libretto for Giuseppe, an oratorio by Antonio Caldara, it received its premiere performance that following Lenten season on 2 March 1744 at the Covent Garden Theatre. The libretto is based on the Biblical story of Joseph found in Genesis chapters 38–45; the libretto is hard to read without background context because the audience of Handel's oratorios was familiar with the stories of the Hebrew Bible and would have known the whole story of Joseph as part of their cultural knowledge. Taking advantage of this, Miller tells the story in poetical form, leaving out events and background information which give it a fragmentary feel if read straight through; the story begins when Joseph's eleven brothers, jealous that their father Jacob loved Joseph best of all of them, seize him and sell him into slavery, telling their father that he has been eaten by wild beasts.

The slave traders took Joseph to Egypt, where he became a servant in the house of Potiphar, captain of Pharaoh's guard. A good servant, Joseph rose to be the head of the household servants. Potiphar's wife became attracted to Joseph and attempted to seduce him, but he rebuffed her; because of this, she accused him of making advances on her and he was placed in jail. While in jail, Joseph interpreted the dreams of two of his prison-mates, both servants in Pharaoh's household. One of them Phanor, promised to help free Joseph from prison when he was restored to his position in Pharaoh's household, but forgot and several years pass. Act 1 opens with Joseph lamenting his lot in life, abandoned, in prison. Pharaoh has been troubled by dreams which no one can interpret for him, Phanor remembers Joseph and fetches him. Joseph comes before Pharaoh and, calling on Jehovah, interprets Pharaoh's dreams: He says that the dreams foretell of 7 years of plenty followed by 7 years of famine and that Pharaoh should store food during the time of plenty for the time of famine.

Meanwhile, daughter of the high priest Potiphera, falls in love with the young Joseph. Pharaoh rejoices at Joseph's interpretations, makes him his prime minister to oversee the saving of food, names him "Zaphnath", offers him Asenath's hand in marriage. Now, before act 2 begins, more biblical story needs to be inserted: After Joseph saves wisely during the seven years of plenty, the famine begins; because Egypt is now well-positioned for food, people from afar come to purchase grain to replace their own failing crops. Among these are Joseph's brothers, who do not recognize him, he accuses them of being spies and orders them to leave one of them, here in jail while they go home and return with their youngest brother Benjamin. Act 2 begins a year with Simeon still languishing in jail and his fear and guilt over having betrayed Joseph racking his brain. Joseph plays into the dramatic irony and manipulates Simeon to feel guilt for having abandoned Joseph; when his brothers return with Benjamin, they state their case again for the plight of their homeland in Canaan and he sells them grain and sends them on their way.

Not mentioned in the libretto, Joseph arranges to have a silver cup of his hidden in Benjamin's things. In act 3, Joseph has the Egyptian guards catch up to and seize the brothers, bring them back, accuses them of stealing the cup. Playing the guilt and drama to the hilt, he demands to keep Benjamin as a prisoner to test the brothers if they will abandon Benjamin as they did him all those years ago; the brothers plead for their fathers sake—the heartbreak of losing another youngest son would kill him—and Simeon offers himself in Benjamin's stead. Passing Joseph's test, he reveals himself as their long-lost brother. All sing praises to God and the country of Egypt which Joseph has so gloriously managed and Joseph and his brethren settle in this happy land. 2019. Diana Moore, Sherezade Panthaki, Nicholas Phan, Abigail Levis, Philip Cutlip, Gabrielle Haigh, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Nicholas McGegan. CD Philharmonia Baroque Cat: PBP11 Full text of Miller's libretto hosted at Stanford University Joseph and His Brethren, HWV 59: Scores at the International Music Score Library Project Program notes by Boston Cecilia

Anju Ghosh

Anju Ghosh is a Bangladeshi and Indian film actress. She is notable for her role in the film Beder Meye Josna in 1989. Ghosh debuted in film acting through her role in Soudagor, directed by F. Kabir Chowdhury. Ghosh acted in around 50 films, her co-actors included Abdur Razzak, Zafar Iqbal and Ilias Kanchan from Bangladesh and Ranjit Mallick, Chiranjeet Chakraborty and Prosenjit Chatterjee from India. Ghosh moved to Kolkata, India. In 2018, she started acting for Madhur Canteen, directed by Saidur Rahman Said. Ghosh released Malik Chhara Chithi, in 1990 which included 12 songs. After joining the Bharatiya Janata Party in June 2019, speculation rose about Ghosh's nationality; the BJP claimed that she is a citizen of India and has an Indian passport. West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh released her birth certificate, issued by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation in 2003. According to the certificate, she was born as Anju Ghosh to Sudhanya Ghosh and Binapani Ghosh on 17 September 1966 in East End Nursing Home, Kolkata.

On the other hand, in an interview with Ekushey Television in September 2018, she mentioned about her birth in 1956 in Faridpur District in the-then East Pakistan and her moving to Chittagong before the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971. She had added about her studies in Krishnakumari High School in Chittagong. Anju Ghosh on IMDb

Mount E

Mount E is an active stratovolcano of the Kameda peninsula. It is located in Hakodate, Japan. Mount E is part of Esan Prefectural Natural Park. Mount E consists of non-alkali, volcanic rock; the andesitic volcano is topped with a lava dome. Mount E last erupted on June 8, 1874; this eruption was rated a 1 on the VEI scale. The oldest recorded eruption started November 18, 1846; the eruption triggered lahars causing fatalities. Radiocarbon dating and tephrochronology indicate five other eruptions predating the historical records in the approximate years 1350, 550 BC, 1050 BC, 3900 BC ±100 years, 7050 BC; the eruption in 7050 BC was the largest with a VEI of 3. Esan - Japan Meteorological Agency "Esan: National catalogue of the active volcanoes in Japan". - Japan Meteorological Agency Esan - Geological Survey of Japan Esan: Global Volcanism Program - Smithsonian Institution