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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cerf, Bennett Alfred 1898-1971. American editor and publisher. Known for his love of puns, he was also a panelist on the television show What's My Line? (1952-1968).

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  • Internet big daddy Vinton Cerf is going to work for Google.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • TCP/IP co-inventor Vint Cerf is one of the project leaders.

    Boing Boing: April 4, 2004 - April 10, 2004 Archives

  • Thanks Al Gore, Vin Cerf, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and Robert Cailliau. — alan

    A Farewell Note From a Departing Yahoo - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • On his remark that although the US educatiuonal system may not be perfect, it’s still not bad, Cerf is “less critical than Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, who has said the nation’s educational system isn’t producing enough computer engineers,” adds the story.

    Cerf on US education

  • As “chief Internet evangelist,” Cerf is to, “float more ideas and develop new products, adding another weapon to the online search engine leader’s rapidly growing arsenal of intellect,” says the Associated Press.

    Google head-hunts Cerf

  • Widely known as one of the "Fathers of the Internet," Dr. Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols -- the method by which data moves around the Net -- and the architecture of the Internet.

    Internet - Mirror of Mankind

  • Unlike musicians, such as Cerf, Singleton and Tom Morello, who is now on tour now, will feature moments of silence during his concerts, some twisted, sick musicians are proud that their music is used to drive prisoners over the edge of sanity and to the brink of suicide.

    Bushies Deaf to Torture By Music

  • He had received a wound in the right hand, when on board the xebec 'Cerf'.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • It was useless to think of saving the prize: so the "Cerf" abandoned it, and after a hard chase escaped, and put into the harbor of L'Orient.

    The Naval History of the United States Volume 1 (of 2)

  • The loss of the boats, and capture of Mr. Trent and his followers, were not the only unfortunate results of this incident; for the "Cerf" became lost in the fog, and before she could rejoin the fleet a violent gale sprang up, and she was carried back to the coast of

    The Naval History of the United States Volume 1 (of 2)

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