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MAD

[¦em¦ā′dē or mad]
(electromagnetism)

MAD

(language)
1. Michigan Algorithm Decoder.

2. A data flow language.

["Implementation of Data Structures on a Data Flow Computer", D.L. Bowen, Ph.D. Thesis, Victoria U Manchester, Apr 1981].
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He grows up, meets a girl, gets married, then has to go to war and gets knackered up, goes mad then dies and goes to heaven.
And indeed, there are scenes upon scenes of neighborhoods being quarantined and, eventually, starved out as food supplies dwindle; hospitals cluttered with the dead and dying, stacks of bodies tossed in bonfires or bulldozed at garbage dumps, as well as subsequent looting and rioting as the world goes mad and National Guardsmen are forced to shoot kids trying to steal vaccines.
And when Di hears of her hubby's favourite inmate, she goes mad and Nat the slapper becomes the slappee.