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Day: April 16, 2021

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April 16, 2021

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

In BattleBots, a television show based on robot combat, Faruq announces each competitor with poetic flair. His powerful voice and dominant presence animates the crowd and fans the flames of rivalry and competition. He riddles his introductions with puns which make them fun, silly, full of contemporary references, and also part of an ancient tradition.

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