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BAD

/B-A-D/ Broken As Designed, a play on "working as designed", from IBM. Failing because of bad design and misfeatures rather than because of bugs.
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It is known that BAD sales are in large measure promoted with the help of advertising campaigns; therefore, the toughening of the law on advertising could theoretically lead to the contraction of sales.
13) Sometimes, the guarantees and taxpayer underwriting are not official, but only expected--people figure that there is a good chance that if things go bad, the government will to some extent bail out people.
Bad policies persist only because the median voter prefers them (Caplan and Stringham, 2005).
protecting people from their own bad judgment and requiring them to
Like our case, which occurred during sleep, BADS in a young insulin-dependent diabetic followed an episode of nocturnal hypoglycaemia.
DURING A 2001 SPEECH to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, John Paul II stated, "Globalization, a priori, is neither good nor bad.
However, a growing majoritarian moral consensus on a subject that requires weighing several moral goods and bads against each other may indicate a need to reflect on one's own moral views.
MySpace has more goods than bads - if we know how to be careful and don't misuse it.
Thus, key for McCormick is the consequentialist assessment of the ontic goods and bads the act promises; largely irrelevant is the traditional distinction between intending/doing evil and permitting it (80).
Peter Springett, 46, a national sales manager, from Lincolnshire said: "I think 18 is about the right age, but there needs to be more education on both the good and bads points of drinking alcohol.