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BAD

/B-A-D/ Broken As Designed, a play on "working as designed", from IBM. Failing because of bad design and misfeatures rather than because of bugs.
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But blood is the very worst witness to truth; blood tainteth the purest teaching, and turneth it into delusion and hatred of heart.
They were with me in the better moments of these my worst days.
Let the worst come to the worst, it's little I care.
Silver," I said, "I believe you're the best man here, and if things go to the worst, I'll take it kind of you to let the doctor know the way I took it.
It had to be something that he really and honestly considered the very worst action he had ever committed in his life.
It's a very simple game; all you have to do is to tell the story of the worst action of your life.
Say you will not think the worst of me--will not give me up altogether.
I was sorry for Ginger, but of course I knew very little then, and I thought most likely she made the worst of it; however, I found that as the weeks went on she grew much more gentle and cheerful, and had lost the watchful, defiant look that she used to turn on any strange person who came near her; and one day James said, "I do believe that mare is getting fond of me, she quite whinnied after me this morning when I had been rubbing her forehead.
The worst of it is, look at it which way one will, it still turns out that I was always the most to blame in everything.
Riches gotten by service, though it be of the best rise, yet when they are gotten by flattery, feeding humors, and other servile conditions, they may be placed amongst the worst.
Once or twice the possibility of suicide presented itself to him; it would be easy to get something from the hospital dispensary, and it was a comfort to think that if the worst came to the worst he had at hand means of making a painless end of himself; but it was not a course that he considered seriously.
What was worst of all for his relations was the fact that there was still a possibility of his having been picked up on the battlefield by the people of the place and that he might now be lying, recovering or dying, alone among strangers and unable to send news of himself.