Variety headline: "STICKS NIX HICK PIX"

This famous headline from Variety magazine in 1935 used "nix" to great effect. But the word's time has past. The article talked about how moviegoers in the Midwest didn't really want to see movies about farms. Read the article at http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117922332. (Photo from Scanners blog at suntimes.com)