SCAMP


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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.
He put my hand down twice, the young scamp." He turned suddenly to Dede.
When I was respectably settled at home, this gentleman would not so much as look at me without a frown; and now, when I was a scamp, in prison, he mercifully and fraternally came to condole with me on my misfortunes.
"Comrades," suddenly shouted one of the young scamps from the window, "La Esmeralda!
"Mothers don't know anything," answered those scamps.
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."
And a full presentation was held for the eight-year-old Scamp, who was nominated by several councils across the country.
Eight-year-old Scamp was nominated by several councils across the country.