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plonk

Brit, Austral, and NZ informal alcoholic drink, usually wine, esp of inferior quality

plonk

(networking, abuse)
(Possibly influenced by British slang "plonk" for cheap booze, or "plonker" for someone behaving stupidly; usually written "*plonk*") The sound a newbie makes as he falls to the bottom of a kill file. While this term originated in the Usenet newsgroup news:talk.bizarre, by 1994 it was widespread on Usenet and mailing lists as a form of public ridicule.

Another theory is that it is an acronym for "Person with Little Or No Knowledge".
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The Lamp has 30 double passes to see Once, 50 double passes to Dr Plonk and 25 double passes to Mr Brooks.
They may introduce a character, as noted above, or usher in a moment of narrative suspense ('To escape a tricky situation, Dr Plonk turns to the physics of moving objects'), or turn aphoristic to open out the narrative ('When methodology yields no result, change the methodology'), or--and this makes one wonder what de Heer is up to--offer a proleptic critique of our contemporary world ('What strange behaviour
Plonk (newcomer Nigel Lunghi), a chrome-domed eccentric with goatee and mustache.
As many a 1m bottles of blended wines and cheap plonk were labelled as top quality wines, such as Nuits-Saint-George and Pommard premier cru.
Or I'll plonk in statuesque subjects - - most of which are tender, like hedychiums (ginger lilies), which I used in the hot borders in summer.
Ka Plonk supplies still and sparking wines from north Italy.
The capital is second only to New York when it comes to top dollar paid for a bottle of plonk from the mini-bar.
Leanne's been sleeping with dirty Nick poor Peter's having an affair, with plonk, I wonder what will happen to them both once he knows they've been having a bonk?
Elsewhere, Birmingham's own Editors plonk piano on the gloomy No Sound But The Wind and Muse give a New Moon music hall remix to I Belong To S from hit album The Resistance.
Emma and I will be getting listeners in the mood for Saturday nights, whether they're going out and about or having a quiet night in with a ready meal and a bottle of plonk.
I learnt about the kettle that boils in three seconds and the balls that you plonk in your tumble dryer that reduce drying time by at least 15 minutes.
Scruffy, overweight pair Grant and Steph plonk their tatty old van alongside and soon the home on wheels is rocking violently, accompanied by shrieks and groans which leave little to the imagination.