Most computer owners are not electronic/or computer
experts....though when reading magazines, articles etc..
they use terms, abbreviations, and computer slang known
only to the informed. With the following dictionary even
you can understand it!
8086 - The year you finally pay off your computer.
8087 - The year you finally pay off your peripherals.
8088 - The year your spouse forgives you for buying
Address - Type of attire worn by some female programmers.
Algol - The husband of Polygol, their missing daughter is
Altair - A place where computers are sacrificed.
Array - A blast from a CRT.
Backup - Opposite of forward.
Branch - A stick used for beating.
Buffer - A programmer who works in the nude.
Coding - An addictive drug.
Computer - A device designed to speed and automate errors.
Cp/m - Program listing for 'Look in the evening section'.
Cpu - C3po's mother.
Dip - Inventor of a famous switch.
Disk Drive - A motor for a frisbee.
Duplex - Having two apartments.
Forth - One of the top five computer languages.
GiGo - Garbage in garbage out.
Ibm - In London a frequent answer to the question 'Where
is the tourguide? "I be 'im."
IC - Understanding as in 'Oh, IC'.
Initialize - Carving your initials on a floppy disk.
Iterate - A healthy illiterate.
Joystick - A peripheral intended for use only by consenting
Keyboard - Resembling a typewriter, a keyboard is used for
entering errors into the computer.
Kilo - What you could have spent your money on if you hadn't
bought the computer.
Language - A system of organizing and defining syntax errors.
Math Chip - A piece of a broken abacus.
Megabyte - A nine course dinner.
Memory Map - A sheet of paper showing location of computer store.
Mhz - Acronym for 'Megahurtz', meaning 'a million pains'.
Microfiche - Sardines.
Nanosecond - Mork's stunt man.
Newdos - Acronym for 'Not Exactly What The Dealer Offers To
Pascal - Computer language used for college football player's
Known in full as `Pass Calvin or Else'.
Password - The nonsense word taped to the CRT.