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  • She is spinning like a whirling dirvish, enough to give anyone a headache, elevated BP, or make them somewhat dizzy.

    Clinton camp presses electability

  • McCain's gonna have a hard time on the campaign trail .... he's sputtering around like a whirling dirvish on the war and and now the economy ....

    McCain Promises Victory In Iraq by 2013

  • While my child may be a little less, um, dirvish like to a certain degree than WonderBaby, and he can sit down for meals or calm himself for a nap, he's also very much a climber, jumper, runner.

    Survivor: Child Island

  • Lets lie (or misrepresent the truth) about Silver Fox retiring, run rampant on the smallest of clues, project the Packers to be greatest thing ever with no chance of failure (remember the 'whirling dirvish' Cowboys last season?), then blast the man for character issues.

    Daily Norseman

  • I thought about setting up one drive in one machine, then doing a nightly rsync or dirvish snapshot of that drive, but with lots of big media files moving around it might not be the best solution. drbd, which implements a distributed file system that mirrors to a secondary disk over the network.

    Fedora People

  • Watch the man dirvish and mashup himself into laptop oblivion!

    Indyish

  • -- links -- cookbook tic tic tic tic tic tic tic -- BOOM!! or the day madrigle realized he was a naked whirling dirvish.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • While my child may be a little less, um, dirvish like to a certain degree than WonderBaby, and he can sit down for meals or calm himself for a nap, he’s also very much a climber, jumper, runner.

    Survivor: Child Island | Her Bad Mother

  • (b) Backups - VMware fusion with Solaris or Debian, directly attach a USB disk, run dirvish to it.

    Original Signal - The best of Web 2.0

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