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Re: The "INFINITY" Thread: KEEP POSTING...Ready, Set,... GO!!!
« Reply #33850 on: May 27, 2019, 08:49:53 pm »
Is this a case of damning yourself with faint praise? :)


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    Re: The "INFINITY" Thread: KEEP POSTING...Ready, Set,... GO!!!
    « Reply #33852 on: September 05, 2019, 12:35:16 pm »
    Nog:  Why kludge... where did that come from?? Odd word.
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    Re: The "INFINITY" Thread: KEEP POSTING...Ready, Set,... GO!!!
    « Reply #33853 on: October 16, 2019, 02:07:48 pm »
    Nog:  Why kludge... where did that come from?? Odd word.

    According to the Merriam-Webster web site:

    "The first recorded use of the word kludge is attributed to Jackson W. Granholm, who defined the word in a 1962 issue of the magazine Datamation as: "an ill-assorted collection of poorly-matching parts, forming a distressing whole." He further explained that it was derived from the German word klug, meaning "smart" or "witty." Why Granholm included a "d" in his spelling is not known. What we do know is that speakers of American English have agreed to keep it silent, making the vowel pronunciation of kludge reflect the pronunciation of German klug (KLOOK). We can also tell you that not everyone agrees with Granholm on the "d" matter: the spelling "kluge" is also popularly used."

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    Re: The "INFINITY" Thread: KEEP POSTING...Ready, Set,... GO!!!
    « Reply #33854 on: October 16, 2019, 02:10:05 pm »
    And a bit more programming humor(?):


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    Re: The "INFINITY" Thread: KEEP POSTING...Ready, Set,... GO!!!
    « Reply #33855 on: November 11, 2019, 12:07:17 am »
    I watched 'Dunkirk' for the third time tonight and I like to imagine that Farrier was one of the lucky ones in 'The Great Escape'.  8)


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    Re: The "INFINITY" Thread: KEEP POSTING...Ready, Set,... GO!!!
    « Reply #33856 on: December 26, 2019, 01:02:57 pm »
    From the Department of Redundancy Department


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