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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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I am sorry I can't give you better news of them, Miss: they are very badly at present--in great trouble.
After behaving as badly as possible all day, she sometimes came fondling to make it up at night.
My right hand was not so badly burnt but that I could move the fingers.
All at once there began the most horrid, unearthly screaming, which at first startled me badly, though I had soon remembered the voice of Captain Flint and even thought I could make out the bird by her bright plumage as she sat perched upon her master's wrist.
I knew, of course, that they must despise me now for my lack of success in the service, and for my having let myself sink so low, going about badly dressed and so on--which seemed to them a sign of my incapacity and insignificance.
Don't you know yourself that it will end badly, Gania?
And if he, Daylight, caught it, he might have it as badly as any of them.
Her dresses, badly chosen as to their hues, were perhaps not badly made, but were certainly badly worn.
I slept badly," answered Anna, looking intently at the footman who came to meet them, and, as she supposed, brought Vronsky's note.
Jukes did not recall these circumstances, of course, but remaining otherwise unconcerned he seemed to see distinctly the poor man's face; a certain game of nap played when quite a boy in Table Bay on board a ship, since lost with all hands; the thick eyebrows of his first skipper; and without any emotion, as he might years ago have walked listlessly into her room and found her sitting there with a book, he remembered his mother -- dead, too, now -- the resolute woman, left badly off, who had been very firm in his bringing up.
Liverpool badly needs its own TV station broadcasting to the city.
Buffer assembly: Retainer won't hold; buffer badly corroded, cracked