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 (ôr′tn), Joe Full name John Kingsley Orton. 1933-1967.
British playwright noted for his dark comedies, including Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1964) and What the Butler Saw (1969).
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Orton

(ˈɔːtən)
n
(Biography) Joe (Kingsley). 1933–67, British dramatist, noted for his black comedies: these include Entertaining Mr Sloane (1964), Loot (1966), and What the Butler Saw (1969)
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The Great Khali made his shocking return and assisted Jinder Mahal to successfully defend his WWE Championship against Randy Orton in their Punjabi Prison match Sunday (Monday, Manila time) at WWE Battleground in Philadelphia.
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Orton said it was actually Saddam's policies that were the prime cause of the birth of the Islamic State, though he makes clear Saddam did not intend to see such a group independent of his rule.
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