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munchkin

/muhnch'kin/ [Squeaky-voiced little people in L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz"] A teenage-or-younger micro enthusiast hacking BASIC or something else equally constricted. A term of mild derision - munchkins are annoying but some grow up to be hackers after passing through a larval stage. The term urchin is also used. See also wannabee, bitty box.
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Steven Dunn, CEO and founder of Munchkin, personally reached out to SeaWorld requesting the release of Tilikum (the Orca made famous in the documentary "Blackfish") to become the first inhabitant of the ocean sanctuary that would be built with funds kick-started by Munchkin's $1 million donation.
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Since then, Munchkin has become a significant player in the world of products for babies, often by putting a slightly whimsical spin on the blankets, teethers and other wares that are almost as old as childhood itself.
We're not here to tell you that cleaning bottles will now be fun, but if we can help make this everyday task a little more enjoyable and create a little more time for moms to spend with their kids, then we've done our job," said Kristy Ardell, Munchkin category manager for cleaning products.
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Frank Baum, they populated Munchkin Country and first appeared in the novel, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz".
Washington, Aug 09 ( ANI ): Margaret Pellegrini, who played a Munchkin named Sleepy Head in the original 'The Wizard of Oz' movie, has died.
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One day, a terrifying tornado hits Dorothy's uncle's farm in Kansas that takes hold of the home, depositing it in a far away land, the Land of Oz in Munchkin Country.
Slover was best known for playing the lead trumpeter in the Munchkins' band but also had roles as a Munchkin townsman and soldier in the film.