Also reported as `skrog', and ascribed to the comic strip "The Wizard of Id".
When he says anything laughable, fail to see the point and don't smile, and speak of him before those who will report your talk as "that fantastical man."
With respect to a paragraph in this work alluding to Mr. Burke's having a pension, the report has been some time in circulation, at least two months; and as a person is often the last to hear what concerns him the most to know, I have mentioned it, that Mr. Burke may have an opportunity of contradicting the rumour, if he thinks proper.
The matron at the Reformatory had reported her to my lady as a sincerely penitent and thoroughly trustworthy girl.
As a characteristic addition to the above, it was currently reported that the young prince really loved the lady to whom he was engaged, and had thrown her over out of purely Nihilistic motives, with the intention of giving himself the satisfaction of marrying a fallen woman in the face of all the world, thereby publishing his opinion that there is no distinction between virtuous and disreputable women, but that all women are alike, free; and a “fallen” woman, indeed, somewhat superior to a virtuous one.
Watson’s reports are most incriminating documents.”
Early versions of this lexicon claimed that one never analogously speaks of `cutting a disk', but this has since been reported as live usage.
:YAUN: /yawn/ Acronym for `Yet Another UNIX Nerd' n. Reported from the San Diego Computer Society (predominantly a microcomputer users' group) as a good-natured punning insult aimed at UNIX zealots.
An early version of this entry said "All but one of these have been reliably reported as hacker traits (some of them quite often).
The report of that fulfilment is the regular, unchanging rule.
Ten years after entering the army we find him a colonel in India, reported by his superiors as an officer of indefatigable energy and application.
The majority report is the report of the committee, and should never be made out as the report of the majority.
The committee on Applications reported the names of Messrs. C. and D. as applicants for membership; and on motion of Mr. F. they were admitted as members.
He can report, As seemeth by his plight, of the revolt The newest state.
"I suppose not," said Archibald Kane genially, as if the report were a compliment to his own hardy condition. "
The Water Witch luffed sharply, and her sail snapped with a report like a pistol shot.
In the following year Greenberg wrote an article for Byte, aneminently respectable American computer magazine, in which he described two ofthe viruses he had in quarantine: his favorite number-transposing virus, nownamed Screen, and a similar one that he had reported to researchers as dBase,which transposed characters within files.
The report from the two hackers could have been a fantasy, a means ofimpressing other LoD members.
Her report was really an interesting "travelogue" of a trip around the world, given in tabloid form.
There are but few recorded cases of voluntary clairvoyance in the books of the investigators--the skilled clairvoyants, and more particularly the advanced occultists, avoid the investigators rather than seek them; they have no desire to be reported as "typical cases" of interesting psychic phenomena--they leave that to the amateurs, and those to whom the phenomena come as a wonderful revelation akin to a miracle.
25 I Strike the Jolly Roger I HAD scarce gained a position on the bowsprit when the flying jib flapped and filled upon the other tack, with a report like a gun.
It referred to a certain famous man known in the reports as Mr. Marte.
Miss Sullivan’s first report, which was published in the official report of the Perkins Institution for the year 1887, is a short summary of what is fully recorded in the letters.