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monty

(programming, abuse)
/mon'tee/ Any program with a ludicrously complex user interface that performs a trivial task. An example would be a menu-driven, button clicking, pulldown, pop-up windows program for listing directories. The original monty was a weather reporting program, Monty the Amazing Weather Man, written at the USGS. Monty had a widget-packed X-window interface with over 200 buttons; and all it actually *did* was FTP files off the network.
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I believe gardens are every bit as important as the buildings we live in," adds Monty.
Anyone who can offer Jip or Monty a home is asked to call the Scottish SPCA's Lanarkshire centre on 03000 999 999.
When the Monty Python cast announced they were returning for a Monty Python Live (mostly) show, tickets sold out within a minute.
Speaking after the hearing, the Solicitor General said: "Paul Monty abused his position of trust and acted in a way that was wholly inappropriate for a teacher, committing sexual offences against young girls who were in his charge and entitled to be safe.
After going winless on the main European Tour since 2007, Monty is looking forward to competing with players around his own age.
and their truffles are a proven best seller," says Sherry Schultz a confections industry expert and president of Consumer Products Innovation who is importing Monty Bojangles to the States.
Based on the Tony Award winning direction of Mike Nichols and the riotous choreography of Casey Nicholaw, Monty Python's Spamalot features a book by Eric Idle, based on the screenplay of Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Monty Python creators Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, with music and lyrics by the Grammy Award-winning team of Mr.
I'm so happy that Monty took 11 wickets and performed so well.
Monty took the first, then the second, and he went down there, losing his footing on the slick grass in front of the grandstand.
However, as much as Monty loves the biennial battle against the Americans, there is a sense that the lack of a Claret Jug or Green Jacket will always hurt.
Given that it's not exactly a common name, it's remarkable that the BBC can provide as many Montys as you could ever want, provided you're looking for somebody who knows his way around a rhubarb patch and has his own walking boots.
Monty says: "The original idea behind the Monty Don series was that I would try my hand at all the different skills, but that proved impractical because it would take far too long, so instead we introduced people who really wanted to try.