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  • n. Plural form of hack.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hack.


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  • Some hacks don't evenreally qualify for the term hacks!

    British Blogs

  • But I was thinking about a niche, study, productivity, study hacks, brain hacks, personal development and all.

    Shattering the Myth of Blog Niches: How to Grow a Huge Readership | Write to Done

  • Bobby McFerrin hacks your brain with the pentatonic scale

    Boing Boing

  • Turning over the last vestiges of control to the very parties already destroying the health care market, and effectively nationalizing it and turning control over to politicians and hacks is the worst idea ever, which pretty much means it came from the Dems.

    Matthew Yglesias » Evan Bayh

  • There are writers who will do whatever they are told regardless of the circumstances--these are called "hacks."

    Red Room: Gail Simone: Survival Tips for the Newbie Writer

  • That is the problem with New York City – all the people who run for Council or Mayor are political hacks from the local clubs who are not permitted to have an original thought of their own.

    Poll shows good news for Bloomberg

  • The WikiLeaks Iraq and Cablegate affairs form the shadowy background to the writing of this story; Assange asserts an interesting defence of the News of the World's journalistic practices, and expresses what the author calls "the hacker's disdain that the voicemail intercepts should be called 'hacks' at all".

    Et cetera: non-fiction choice – reviews

  • Give Governor Ritter some credit for recognizing the emerging trend that political leaders do not have to be hacks from the political machine.

    Matthew Yglesias » Michael Bennet

  • She can't even think on her own two feet without a stack of 3 X 5 cards with pre-written slogans to help unite a dumb underclass of toothless uneducated hacks from the foothills of Alabama.

    GOP stars set for Wednesday rally

  • He still thinks that the comments of tired old hacks from the 90s like Carville still matter and are still worthy of being deemed by him to be politically relevant.

    Carville: Gore would make a great vice president...again


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