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whack

According to arch-hacker James Gosling, to "...modify a program with no idea whatsoever how it works." (See whacker.) It is actually possible to do this in nontrivial circumstances if the change is small and well-defined and you are very good at glarking things from context. As a trivial example, it is relatively easy to change all "stderr" writes to "stdout" writes in a piece of C filter code which remains otherwise mysterious.
References in classic literature ?
It's damned tame, whatever it is, comin' in here at feedin' time an' gettin' its whack of fish.
She says with George just being four he wants to whack a ball, so she was asking what sort of stuff she should be doing.
You can't play whack-amole - you'd have to whack all the moles all the time everywhere they might be.
THE tennis-loving Duchess of Cambridge has told a coach she is trying to teach Prince George the game but he "only wants to whack the ball".
I picked up a baseball bat that we have and chased him out, I was going to give him a good whack.
I support all sports I'll put ANY jersey from ANY pro team if I'm whack for wearing jerseys they give me out of love then I'm Whack
com SWINGBALL PRO THE classic ball and racket game where players whack the tethered tennis ball up and down the metal spiral.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- Greenhouse gases are vital to life on Earth, but the growing concentration of certain gases, such as carbon dioxide, is throwing the planet's delicate balance out of whack.
The Peerless brew Full Whack (6%abv) has made it to a top ranking in the latest international beer guide from beer expert Roger Protz.
Microsoft says the whack could silence ringtones, an accidental button-press, which turns the music on, an alarm or a text message sound, the paper said.
HEADSHOP owners who stock up on deadly Whack to dodge Mary Harney's legal high ban are facing up to 10 years in jail or a EUR120,000 fine.
Not only did I think every moment that a different person was going to whack Tony and or maybe others or all of his family but when nothing happened you realize this is the way he will live the rest of what is left of his life.