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fortune cookie

(WAITS, via the Unix "fortune" program) A quotation, item of trivia, joke, or maxim selected at random from a collection (the "cookie file") and printed to the user's tty at login time or (less commonly) at logout time.

There was a fortune program on TOPS-20.

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I look forward to my next road, my next height....and my next fortune cookie."
She declined to say what she paid for it, but admitted: "I was going to get it at any cost!" Penelope has kept the message from her fortune cookie, which she plans to have framed and displayed in reception when work to transform the club is complete.
Each chocolate is individually wrapped with an encouraging quip printed on the label-not unlike those found in fortune cookies. But beware...spending a full day obeying directions from a candy company might not turn out so great.
Landmark bakery prepares homemade fortune cookies in a tiny open kitchen, with free tours available.
Many of my patients ask, "Why do you have fortune cookies on your desk?" Then, I offer them one.
Just when she was about to change the subject because she saw that I was about to enter brainstorming mode and she wanted no part of it, I added, "Maybe I should have gotten a fortune cookie that predicted I was about to invent the ultimate fortune cookie!"
AMOUNT a great-grandmother from New York recently won in the lottery after playing numbers from a fortune cookie.
The song, "Koi suru fortune cookie" (fortune cookie in love), sold 1.33 million copies in the first week of its release, topping the million mark for the 13th consecutive time since the group released "Sakura no ki ni naro" (let's become cherry blossom trees) in February 2011, according to the music information company.
The Fortune Cookie Maker Set ($24.99, six and up) allows kids to write, create, and decorate fortune cookies right at home.
I once opened a fortune cookie that read, "It is nice to work with friendly people; be one!" With a group like the FMG crew, that is not hard to do.
Additionally, a new thank you card portrays an expressive chipmunk discovering a fortune cookie message inside a walnut.
WPP digital agency Possible has bought London-based digital specialist Fortune Cookie for an undisclosed sum, appointing its founder Justin Cooke as its UK chief executive.