The title "A Clockwork Orange," is said to come from a slang term which
Kubrick grew up with in Britain. Older people there would describe someone
as being "queer as a clockwork orange." Kubrick describes the term as
meaning an inanimate object that has the outward appearence of animation.
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Midwestern State University in the seas of technology"