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dink

/dink/ Said of a machine that has the bitty box nature; a machine too small to be worth bothering with - sometimes the system you're currently forced to work on. First heard from an MIT hacker working on a CP/M system with 64K, in reference to any 6502 system, then from fans of 32 bit architectures about 16-bit machines. "GNUMACS will never work on that dink machine." Probably derived from mainstream "dinky", which isn't sufficiently pejorative.

See macdink.
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Others held cards reading: "We are all Hrant Dink, we are all Armenians.
In 2010, the European Court of Human Rights ordered Turkish authorities to pay 100,000 euros to Dink's family in compensation, saying authorities had failed to protect Dink even though they knew ultra-nationalists were plotting to kill him.
This government wants us to believe that Hrant Dink was killed .
Two years before he was killed, Dink received a suspended six-month jail term for "insulting Turkey's identity" in an article.
Nog verder wat betref die sjamane=beeld: ONDER die sogenaamde "skoot romantiek" en al die aangeleesde teoriee dink ek, sit daar by my 'n kindertydse bloudruk, van die (verbeelde) naderfluit van piet-my-vroue en die weerkaatsing wat jy van jouself sien in die oog van die waterbok voordat sy wegskrik tussen die takke.
The vast majority of the middle class, modern women and DINKs have purchased luxury goods, with modern women showing the highest propensity to do so," the report said.
Die eerste deel van die vertaling gaan eintlik maklik genoeg--nou nie asof sy dink dat sy klaar is daarmee nie, maar na 'n uur of wat is die konsep darem al op papier.
Last year, Dink was prosecuted for the third time on charges of "denigrating Turkishness" under Article 301 of the Turkish Penal Code.
In the end, the yuppies and the DINKS did think, and in doing so they came to appreciate the value of sacrifice and working for the common good.
The prosecutor, however, requested the trial be merged with the main Dink murder trial, held at the ystanbul 5th High Criminal Court.
Hrant Dink, a 53-year-old Turkish citizen of Armenian descent, had gone on trial numerous times for speaking out about the mass killings of an estimated 1.
So I would just like to say another big thank-you and a happy birthday to you Dink Luckhurst