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    Korau

    Peter is a fourth-generation New Zealander, with his mother's and father's folks having arrived in New Zealand in the 1870s. He lives in Lower Hutt with his wife, two cats and assorted computers. His work history has been in the timber, banking and real estate industries, and he's now enjoying retirement. He has been interested in computers for over thirty years and is a strong advocate for free open source software. He is chairman of the SeniorNet Hutt City committee.

    The BFD Word of the Day

    The word for today is... parvenu (noun) - A person who has suddenly risen to a higher social and economic class and has not yet gained social acceptance...

    The BFD Word of the Day

    The word for today is... macabre (adj) - 1. Upsetting or horrifying by association with death or injury; gruesome.2. Constituting or including a representation of death. Source : The...

    The BFD Word of the Day

    The word for today is... lenticular (adj) - 1. Shaped like a biconvex lens.2. Of or relating to a lens. Source : The Free Dictionary Etymology : "Lentil-shaped"—that's the meaning...

    The BFD Word of the Day

    The word for today is... lackluster (UK lacklustre) (adj) - Lacking brightness, luster, or vitality; dull. Source : The Free Dictionary Etymology : In its earliest uses, lackluster (also spelled...

    The BFD Word of the Day

    The word for today is... infantilize (UK infantilise) (verb) - 1. To treat or condescend to as if still a young child.2. To reduce to an infantile state...

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