Technogeek Sniglets !!
From the Sandia National Labs in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
|SUPERSTITIATE||To submit a job that abended (an IBM term of "abort-end) previously without making any changes, hoping it will magically work this time.|
|ONOSECOND||The amount of time between the pressing of the ENTER key and the realization that you have made a horrible mistake.|
|PSCREWDOCODE||The gibberish that results when you put your typing fingers on the wrong set of keys.|
|PURGEATORY||Where files go after they are purged.|
|STUPIDUPLICATE||To make an error and then copy it.|
|BEEPCREEP||One who keeps pressing the ENTER key when the terminal is locked up.|
|QUEUE PASA||Looking at a computer's queue list to see what's happening.|
|OVERBYTES||Unit of measurement for unavailable disk space.|
|PAPER POPPER||A job that prints one line per page and spews paper all over the floor.|
|PRINTCRASTINATION||When people go to get their printout, see that the printer is out of paper, and decide to come back later for it.|
|GLIP||The stuff you see when you TYPE a file that's binary, not text.|
|PASCODE||The extra statements you add to code because the language won't allow mixed-type operations.|
|LOG-UP||When you think you are in a subprocess, and you're not, and you log out.|
|DEBLINK||When you recompile a program, but forget to relink it, and you can't figure out why the new changes don't work.|