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  • The Starbucks near my house has a manager with the name Nixie, which makes this article even creepier.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • I predict the "Nixie" will be hoarded and used to pelt George W Bush at his kid's birthday party appearances, as he attempts to eke out a living by supplementing the meager nest-egg left to him by his handlers after they are through looting the US public coffers.

    Boing Boing: November 19, 2006 - November 25, 2006 Archives

  • "Nixie" and "A Lady of Quality," in the latter of which plays Miss Julia Arthur made a great success as the heroine.

    A Lady of Quality

  • *** Got home to find that "Nixie & Loose in the Mail" of the Postal Service had mailed me my wallet.

    August 6th, 2007

  • Cathode Corner sells this handsome, motion-activated Nixie-tube wristwatch for $395 -- despite its baroque, fragile appearance, it's billed as "rugged and water-resistant."

    Boing Boing

  • Nixie does current affairs the way The Economist does shoes.

    Little Bee

  • At Nixie we used reception as a sin bin—if a girl got too bitchy on the editorial floor, we sent her down to do a week on the shiniest desk.

    Little Bee

  • Starting Nixie had been the third real decision of my life, and I refused ever to regret it.

    Little Bee

  • Nixie enthusiast David Forbes is eager to sell these works of art for an eye-gouging $999.

    Rim Clock

  • The cussed streak in me—the one that made me launch Nixie instead of joining some tamer glossy; the one that made me start an affair with Lawrence instead of mending my fences with Andrew—that enduring outward-bound streak gave me an adolescent thrill when a package landed on my desk emblazoned with the question FOR YOUR HOLIDAY THIS YEAR, WHY NOT TRY NIGERIA?

    Little Bee

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