2009 Top Ten of Polemic for Culture

Nestlé Candy Shop
Nestlé Candy Shop was a brand of confectionery owned and licensed by Swiss corporation Nestlé, but discontinued in 2018 when the individual brands were sold to Ferrara Candy Company. The previous Wonka brand's inception comes from materials licensed from British author Roald Dahl. His classic 1964 children's novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and its film adaptations are the source of both the packaging and the marketing styles of the Wonka brand. The brand was launched on 17 May 1971, one month
The Offshore Pirate
"The Offshore Pirate" is a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1920. It is one of eight short stories included in Fitzgerald's first published collection, Flappers and Philosophers. The story was first published in the May 29, 1920 issue of The Saturday Evening Post and illustrated by Leslie L. Benson. The story was Fitzgerald's third appearance in the magazine that month. It demonstrates his rapid development as a versatile fiction writer. It is the first story that develops Fitzgerald's
Freak the Mighty
Freak the Mighty is a young adult novel by Rodman Philbrick. Published in 1993, it was followed by the novel Max the Mighty in 1998. The primary characters are friends Maxwell Kane, a large, developmentally disabled, but kind-hearted boy, and Kevin Avery, nicknamed "Freak", who is physically disabled but very intelligent. Kevin is diagnosed with Morquio syndrome
Brian's Hunt
Brian's Hunt is a 2003 young adult novel by Gary Paulsen. It is the fifth and final book in the award-winning Hatchet series, which deals with Brian Robeson, a boy who learns wilderness survival when he is stranded after a plane wreck
Lists of demons
The following are lists of demons:List of theological demons, in religions that consider them to be demons, and in some cases also consider them deities List of demons in the Ars Goetia, in the 17th century grimoire The Lesser Key of Solomon List of spirits appearing in grimoires List of demons in fiction, demons from fiction with authors and book or other fictional work that they occur in List of films about demons, demon-themed
Culture of Haiti
The culture of Haiti is an eclectic mix of African, Taino and European elements due to the French colonization of Saint Domingue and its large and diverse enslaved African population, as is evidenced in the Haitian language, music, and religion
The Weeping Woman
The Weeping Woman is a series of oil on canvas paintings by Pablo Picasso, the last of which was created in late 1937. The paintings depict Dora Maar, Picasso's mistress and muse. The Weeping Woman paintings were produced by Picasso in response to the bombing of Guernica in the Spanish Civil War and are closely associated with the iconography in his painting Guernica. Picasso was intrigued with the subject of the weeping woman, and revisited the theme numerous times that year. The last version, created on
Delete key
The delete key is a key on most computer keyboards which is typically used to delete either the character ahead of or beneath the cursor, or the currently-selected object. The key is sometimes referred to as the "forward delete" key. This is because the backspace key also deletes characters, but to the left of the cursor. On many keyboards, such as most Apple keyboards, the key with the backspace function is also labelled "delete
Year-round school in the United States
Year-round school is the practice of having students attend school without the traditional summer vacation, which is believed to have been made necessary by agricultural practices in the past, the agrarian school calendar consisted of a short winter and a short summer term, so students could help with planting in the spring and harvest in the fall. In cities, schools were open most of the year. summers were very hot before air conditioning was invented, so upper class and eventually middle-class families
I Have a Little Dreidel
"I Have a Little Dreidel" is a children's Hanukkah song in the English-speaking world that also exists in a Yiddish version called "Ikh Bin A Kleyner Dreydl",. The song is about making a dreidel and playing with it