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RUNCIBLE

Early system for mathematics on IBM 650.

See also FORTRUNCIBLE, IT.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].
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As for the specifications, the Monohm Runcible features a 2.5-inch round screen with a resolution of 640 x 640 pixels.
Agatha Runcible comma Lord Chasm's lovely daughter comma at the Wimpole Street nursing-home where she is recovering from the effects of the motor accident recently described in this column stop Miss Runcible was entertaining quite a large party which included ...'" (160, emphasis original).
The only thing I knew about the fruit was that it appears in Lear's The Owl and the Pussycat - "They dined on mince, and slices of quince, which they ate with a runcible spoon."
R IS FOR RUNCIBLE SPOON HAS there ever been a stranger couple than the Owl and the Pussycat?
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The metaphorical deaths of Paul Pennyfeather, William Boot, Tony Last, Ambrose Silk, and Scott-King, and the meaningless deaths of Agatha Runcible, Simon Balcairn, John Andrew Last, and the Euthanasia clients of the New Britain of Love Among the Ruins, represent a state in which the body and soul are trapped, damned not to hell but to limbo.
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Today I find it what Agatha Runcible would call "shy-making" to admit my naive satisfaction when our having dined the night before at the restaurant Omero in the hills above the city met with approval: "It is a very beautiful place; you are not ordinary tourists if you know it." Any previous faux pas must have been forgiven, since we had been paid the most sought-after compliment of every foreign visitor to Florence for two centuries, and by the person who more than anyone else in the city was entitled to set the criteria for it.
Don't actually like quince, so I gave it to the owl and pussycat at the next table and, even though the waiter couldn't provide a runcible spoon, they lapped it up.
At least one morning a week, he gathers with friends for breakfast at 8 at The Runcible Spoon, a local diner.
The poem features fantastical creatures such as a "piggy wig," and made-up objects such as the "runcible spoon." Such creations are ripe for imaginative interpretations and the poem has indeed been illustrated, animated and set to music many different times.
Down she steps for mercy by the handful, Mount Runcible providing sacred landfall.