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RUNCIBLE

Early system for mathematics on IBM 650.

See also FORTRUNCIBLE, IT.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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As for the specifications, the Monohm Runcible features a 2.
Agatha Runcible comma Lord Chasm's lovely daughter comma at the Wimpole Street nursing-home where she is recovering from the effects of the motor accident recently described in this column stop Miss Runcible was entertaining quite a large party which included .
The metaphorical deaths of Paul Pennyfeather, William Boot, Tony Last, Ambrose Silk, and Scott-King, and the meaningless deaths of Agatha Runcible, Simon Balcairn, John Andrew Last, and the Euthanasia clients of the New Britain of Love Among the Ruins, represent a state in which the body and soul are trapped, damned not to hell but to limbo.
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Today I find it what Agatha Runcible would call "shy-making" to admit my naive satisfaction when our having dined the night before at the restaurant Omero in the hills above the city met with approval: "It is a very beautiful place; you are not ordinary tourists if you know it.
Don't actually like quince, so I gave it to the owl and pussycat at the next table and, even though the waiter couldn't provide a runcible spoon, they lapped it up.
At least one morning a week, he gathers with friends for breakfast at 8 at The Runcible Spoon, a local diner.
Down she steps for mercy by the handful, Mount Runcible providing sacred landfall.
Pynchon's vocabulary was fantastically recondite, and I still have the notebook in which I jotted down the meanings of oneiric, abreaction, runcible spoon, hebephrenics, Antinomian, rachitic, velleity, preterite, and a couple dozen other words impossible to use in ordinary conversation.
They dined on mince and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon.