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2008-09-27 21:00:19

By Laxmi Birajdar Pune: Given Puneites' love for the arts, it wasn't difficult for Shamiana Film Club to attract audiences for its screenings of short films. For the last two months, the Mumbai-based film club, founded by theatre personality Cyrus F. Dastur, has been drawing an enthusiastic audience for its screenings held every last Thursday of the month. On September 25, film aficionados enjoyed six new short films at a lounge bar in Kalyaninagar. To make the sessions a wholesome...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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