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2012-08-30 23:01:03

The acquisition of Yammer by Microsoft was breathlessly discussed by analysts and tech pundits with no definitive conclusion.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.