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.
Scott Allen                                             [log in to unmask]
Media Librarian                                    "Trying to stay afloat in
Midwestern State University                in the seas of technology"