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  • Glossary of cricket terms


    Punch, 21 July 1920. This is a general glossary of the terminology used in the sport of cricket. Where words in a sentence are also defined elsewhere in this article, they appear in italics. Certain aspects of cricket terminology are explained in more detail in cricket statistics and the naming of fielding positions is explained at fielding (cricket). Cricket is known for its rich terminology. Some terms are often thought to be arcane and humorous by those not familiar with the game.__NOTOC__ 1. A ---- 2. B ---- (also, and particularly in women's cricket, bat or batter)Bowler Darren Gough winds up to deliver a ball 3. C ---- A used cricket ball 4. D ---- 5. E ---- 6. F ---- * there is also variations if the cut huts the stumps or if from the inside edge, the ball goes between the batsmen's legs. 7. G ---- 8. H ---- 9. I ---- 10. J ----- 11. K ----- 12. L ----- Cricket lengths 13. M ----- 14. N ----- Shaun Pollock in the nets 15. O ----- 16. P ----- 17. Q ----- 18. R ----- 19. S ----- 20. T ----- 21. U ----- 22. V ----- 23. W ----- Diagram of a wicket composed of stumps and bails – ball shown for scale 24. Y ----- 25. Z -----

  • Red envelope


    In Chinese and other East Asian and Southeast Asian societies, a red envelope, red packet, lì xì (Vietnamese), lai see (Cantonese), âng-pau (Hokkien) or hóngbāo (Mandarin) is a monetary gift which is given during holidays or special occasions such as weddings, graduation or the birth of a baby. Outside of China, similar customs have been adopted across parts of Southeast Asia and many other countries with a sizable ethnic Chinese population. In China, the Chinese mobile app WeChat popularized the distribution of WeChat red envelope in 2014 via mobile payments over the internet. This method of distributing red envelopes is now quite popular in the country.

  • Storks (film)


    Storks is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by the Warner Animation Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It was directed by Nicholas Stoller and Doug Sweetland (the latter in his feature debut), written by Stoller and stars the voices of Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Jennifer Aniston, Ty Burrell, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Stephen Kramer Glickman, and Danny Trejo. The film follows a hotshot package delivering stork (Junior) and his female human partner (Tulip), working at the distribution center of an enormous online store, Cornerstore.com, situated high in the mountains. After a boy sends a letter to the company, the two accidentally create a female baby using the defunct baby factory the storks had formerly used in their original business of making and delivering babies. In order to protect the baby from the company's manager and ensure Junior's promotion to succeed him, the two set off on a journey to deliver the baby to the boy's family.Storks premiered in Los Angeles on September 17, 2016, and was released on September 23, 2016 in 3D, IMAX and conventional formats.

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