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SCAMP

(Special Computer APL Machine Portable) IBM's first single-user computer. Built within a six-month period and introduced in 1973, SCAMP was the prototype of the 5100 series that was launched two years later. See 5100.
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I reckon I hain't raised such a scamp as my Tom all these years not to know him when I SEE him.
No wonder that with her admirably dressed, abundant hair, thickly sprinkled with white threads and adding to her elegant aspect the piquant distinction of a powdered coiffure--no wonder, I say, that she clung desperately to her last infatuation for that graceless young scamp, even to the extent of hatching for him that amazing plot.
Now, D'Artagnan, when he left Calais with his ten scamps, would have hesitated as little in attacking a Goliath, a Nebuchadnezzar, or a Holofernes as he would in crossing swords with a recruit or caviling with a landlady.
To be laughed at by a king may be tolerable, but by the horse-boys and scamps of the army
They wept over it as they sang it, the graceless young scamps who had all broken their mothers' prides, and I sang with them, and wept with them, and luxuriated in the pathos and the tragedy of it, and struggled to make glimmering inebriated generalisations on life and romance.
My cherries have all been stolen by those scamps of Gilman boys from the Glen.
Christopher Scamp "He has got over 50 millions hits - he's really, really good.
Sam Watts, general manager of Selfridges Birmingham, said: "Anyone with young children will know how popular Stick Man is and we're very pleased to be teaming up with Scamp Theatre and Birmingham Town Hall to welcome this fun character to the store this Saturday.
One stout rod will work for both scamp and gag grouper, but just be sure to have a reliable, strong reel.
David Ellerington, Trading Standards manager, said: "We have worked with Scamp and Yo-Yo on previous occasions and they always come up with the goods.
Founded in 2003 by international producers, Jennifer Sutherland and Louise Callow, Scamp Theatre focuses on children's literature.
Scamp's theatrical performance has gained the interest of many observers including Michael Morpurgo from British Newspaper the Independent who wrote, "I think the quality of what Scamp do is amazing".