To lie or keep in hiding, as for some evil reason. To move or go in a mean, stealthy manner.
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Our 8/10/00 issue discussed the new Microsoft electronic book reader software that lets you download books to read on a PC. The Microsoft site where you download the software points to sites that have free and pricey e-books. Here are three more places where you can get free books online:
These two sites have search engines to
help you find other free e-books in Microsoft Reader and other
Information Unlimited, which for some odd reason has the web address of "amazing1", has some pretty cool and maybe even amazing gadgets and kits for sale. Some of these appear to be commercial products and some seem to have been invented and designed by the company, but all are the type of thing the jr. skulker will enjoy. The first link is their home page; the second is to their telephone category, which is of course the most important. (Ms. Cat points out that the telephone page is most important only because they don't have a page of gadgets for cats.)
A jr. skulker who runs a small ISP told us about these. An ISP called "Speakeasy.net" sent out a brochure advertising their DSL service with a special price for the first month. They then got a message on their voice mail which you can hear from the first link by clicking for the MP3 file. It starts out pretty innocuous and boring, but please listen through to the end and you will enjoy it. The second link is to a DJ's mix based on the voice mail message.
The company seems to believe that this message is legitimate, from a caller who is weird. Jr. Skulker Al Bernay hears clues near the beginning that the message is a prank.
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