To lie or keep in hiding, as for some evil reason. To move or go in a mean, stealthy manner.
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This one is server-based like Napster, but with no
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WebSkulker recommends these three articles for jr. skulkers interested in the history of telephone switching systems. The first is a "transcript of SER (Switching Engineering Report) No.48, prepared by W. O. Turner of the Systems Engineering Department of the Bell Telephone Laboratories, dated February 1, 1957. It regards the Bell System Telephone Numbering Plan - Case 38931." This gives the history of the U.S. nationwide numbering plan, i.e. how we came to have three-digit area codes and seven-digit numbers, and how the earlier local systems were integrated into the nationwide plan.
The second is an article from a 1953 issue of the Bell Laboratories Record on the very early history of automatic telephone switching machines, mainly before 1900. These were not necessarily for subscriber dialing; operators also used dialing machines that weren't directly accessible to the public.
The third is a follow on to the second, and continues the story through the early history of the Strowger step-by-step system.
WebSkulker found the first site interesting and Ms. Cat insisted on publishing the second, even though it has absolutely nothing to do with the topic. The first site is Lightning Explorer: "Featuring actual lightning information from the National Lightning Detection Network, Lightning Explorer gives you a view of all lightning activity in the continental United States. Your screen reflects lightning activity from the last 2 hours, available in 15-minute updates. Just click the Refresh button to get the latest map available. The National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) constantly detects lightning discharges to ground. Each lightning event, called a flash, is recorded at the Network Control Center for the NLDN. The dots on your map reflect these recorded flashes."
The second site has nothing to do with lightning, but is a support page for people who recently lost a beloved pet. "It is called Lightning Strike because we hope it provides lightning-fast assistance and support for the grieving owners of dead, dying, sick and missing animals that walk, crawl, fly, hop, and swim our great earth." They forgot to mention ones that dictate our great newsletters.
Jr. Skulker Tom McWilliams recommends this site for jr. skulkers who like to push buttons and have nothing better to do. Do any of you know a way to get out of this type of site other than CTRL-ALT-DELETE and killing the browser? Actually forget that I just said that because it might discourage you from visiting the site. Go try it. You will have fun. Trust WebSkulker.
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