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We'll concern ourselves with the 17-inch widescreen, WXGA LL-M17W1 model, because it's sexier and the M15X1 is just a puny 15-incher.
When I was 4 foot 6 in seventh grade, people would walk by and say to their friends, "Look at that puny sixth-grader.
The Zora Neale Hurston in Wrapped in Rainbows is a committed, passionate anthropologist, whose creative ambitions make those of several other Harlem Renaissance writers and artists seem puny by comparison.
I received a letter recently from a reader who complained bitterly because a load I had published was entirely too puny for his tastes.
Amid this primeval vastness, bleached by blistering sun and blasted by tempestuous rain, the small provincial city of Tucson is a puny blip of air-conditioned civilization basking in summer temperatures that regularly reach 45 deg C.
CGEY may be facing tough times, but as Private Eye observes, "could doubtless stand the puny fine that such an offence would attract".
Unfortunately, the news has brought us so up-to-date on Afghanistan as to render Kushner's fantasy version implausible and the father-daughter domestic dramas that he plays out against the war-tom backdrop almost intolerably puny.
When the newsletter goes daily, we may even add graphics to this puny web site.
A composer's music may `last too long', `give us a headache', or `not have a decent tune in it', but if the hand of God has touched it, we are wasting our time requiring him or her to conform to our puny and limited imaginations.
Last year, pure Internet companies crowded the cellar, racking up impressive losses on puny sales.
When compared to the somewhat puny (by comparison) NAS devices that were offered as easily attached storage additions for small networks, the HP NAS box was impressive in its expandability.
According to Olivia Barbee, an analyst with Morningstar, the Chicago company that tracks the mutual fund industry, over a ten-year period with stocks gaining about 10% annually, forking over a puny 1% each year will shave a full $2,300 off every $10,000 you put into a mutual fund.