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bitch slammer

n. a women’s prison. (Streets.) They threw her in the bitch slammer for three years.
See also: bitch, slammer

slammer

1. n. a jail. I got out of the slammer on Monday and was back in by Wednesday.
2. n. a slam dunk. He really has that slammer perfected!
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In the Weekend Slammer, Anwar Ali cracked an unbeaten 137 for The Cricketers team and ensured an emphatic 184-run win over Red Knights.
The four celebrities - without scared Gemma, who made her way on foot - zip wired across the valley in the dark and into the slammer - with no beds, shower and only porridge to eat.
Mary to tequila slammers like a drunk duck water SUE "She did not want the salt though.
The newspaper's third issue will be available July 30, and the Little Rock man who distributes The Slammer in central Arkansas said, "It's been received pretty well.
The Slammer features mug-shot profiles of criminals sought for offenses ranging from probation violations to murder, as well as mugs of randomly selected individuals, already busted, from each municipality it covers.
As was former Arsenal and England captain TONY ADAMS (left) who spent two months in the slammer in 1990 for drink driving.
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission this week warned nuclear power plant operators to implement safeguards against the Slammer worm, which took systems at one such plant offline in January.
A few threats have made major headlines: In January 2003, the SQL (pronounced sequel) Slammer worm slowed Internet traffic globally and knocked out power to many ATMs in the United States.
Thanks in large part to the Slammer worm, which began wreaking havoc across the Internet in late January, the first quarter of this year saw almost double the number of attacks from the fourth quarter of 2002, according to a summary of events by Internet Security Systems' (ISS) X-Force security research arm, taken from more than 400 network and server-based intrusion detection sensors on four continents.
On January 25, a worm--a virus-like computer program that replicates itself without using a host file--called Slammer (or Sapphire) became the fastest computer attack of its kind in history.
A web poll of more than 200 business PC users, conducted by Sophos Anti-Virus, has revealed that most blame their fellow system administrators for the spread of the SQL Slammer internet worm which slowed down large sections of the internet, reportedly causing ATM machines in America to stop working and knocking large sections of the South Korean population off the web.
But last week a worm called Slammer appeared, affecting web servers, the specialised computers that host websites.
Alongside infecting as many computers it could, Slammer sent multiple copies of itself across the Internet.
The majority of business PC users are blaming system administrators for the spread of the recent Slammer virus, according to a survey from Sophos, an Internet security company.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-29 January 2003-Sophos finds that most business POC users blame systems administrators for spread of Slammer virus(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.