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demented

Yet another term of disgust used to describe a program. The connotation in this case is that the program works as designed, but the design is bad. Said, for example, of a program that generates large numbers of meaningless error messages, implying that it is on the brink of imminent collapse.
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At 51, Iris DeMent is no spring chicken, but her music can seem like a time capsule from someplace long, long ago.
However, retailers might want to stick with the 26-ounce size for their store brand pasta sauces - DeMent says the extra 2 ounces of sauce could position the products as better values than the national brand offerings.
Dement is part of the Marksmanship Unit's Service Rifle Team, which specializes in using modified M16 rifles to hit bull's-eyes at distances of 200-1,000 yards--with open sights
Dement this but I love the old man and would still go after the largest windmill.
Dement said the program was developed to assist Aviation Repair Technologies, an airframe and engine repair company that opened in Blytheville in October.
Bridesmaids were Wendy Edwards, Lundy Foose, Rachael Haggerty, Mandi Dement Heaslett, Anderson Hillen, Susannah Morse, and Emily Anne Richards.
In one, a basket of irradiated fuel elements was dropped during routine defuelling of Reactor 3, while a worker was also exposed to an irradiated fuel dement during refuelling of Reactor 2.
According to Dement, sleep deprived people are less happy and more stressed than those getting eight hours sleep a night.
In his description of the destruction of Greenwood, the successful African American community in Tulsa that suffered the jealous wrath of its European American neighbors, Ellis Cose is in his dement.
District Judge Ira DeMent issued an order barring DeKalb County school officials from sponsoring religious activity in the classrooms and declaring a 1993 state prayer law a violation of the separation of church and state.
However, most people incur a sleep debt because they don't get enough sleep over time, Dement says.
On February 13, 1991, two days before the bids were to be opened, Dement Construction Company contacted Garland and advised him that there were conflicting provisions in the plans and specifications regarding the requirement of seismic connections in the bearing pilings for the bridges.