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MASCOT

Modular Approach to Software Construction Operation and Test: a method for software design aimed at real-time embedded systems from the Royal Signals and Research Establishment, UK.
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Ziggurat elevated the Jonathan Crisp premium range above the ordinary, giving it bags of personality with a series of snobbish characters illustrated by Paul Baker who devised many of the satirical Spitting Image characters.
Lord Hattersley's puppet - complete with its fitted drooling device - received 36 bids in the Sotheby's two-week Internet sale of Spitting Image characters and was sold for pounds 2,760.
As the phenomenon of politicians as image characters took hold in the House of Councillors election, most of the parties rushed to create characters modeled after their leaders.
Subscribers are also able to send e-mail messages containing unique image characters - symbols for emotions, objects and activities such as music, tickets, movies, sports, love and even brokenheartedness.
Besides its affordability, convenience and ease of use, people seem to enjoy using i-mode, partly because of its wide selection of image characters that can quickly convey a point without having to spell it out.