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CLINKS

(Connectors are the weakest LINKS) One of the first things to check when a network fails are the plugs and sockets. Coined by Tom Jadwin of Lighthouse Communications (www.lhcommunications.com).
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The rush of expectant men out of the forecastle, the snatching of hand-spikes, the tramp of feet, the clink of the pawls, make a stirring accompaniment to a plaintive up-anchor song with a roaring chorus; and this burst of noisy activity from a whole ship's crew seems like a voiceful awakening of the ship herself, till then, in the picturesque phrase of Dutch seamen, "lying asleep upon her iron.
Did I iver tell you how Horker Kelley wint into clink nakid as Phoebus Apollonius, wid the shirts av the Corp'ril an' file undher his arrum?
When the servant passed he picked it up, dropped a rupee - Kim could hear the clink - and strode into the house, never turning round.