Sunday Funnies: Cursing Explained

Some people curse for emphasis, and I am one of those people.  As an old English major, i hold to the belief that words are just words, and only have the power we give them.  I always have to be super diligent when I am presenting in public, because the odd swear word occasionally appears, and I have heard from the people who were offended by that.

It turns out, according to the BBC, that swearing has a pain-relieving ...

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Sunday Funnies – British Tech Slang

Thanks to Quartz for this list.  I have posted just the tech slang, so be sure to click through for the full list.

  • Baklava code
    A piece of code that has too many layers, borrowing its name from the multi-layered, sweet pastry.
  • RTFM, PICNIC
    Two acronyms deployed by frustrated tech support workers when dealing with customers flummoxed by simple problems. RTFM is code for “read the freaking manual,” while PICNIC refers to “problem in chair, not in computer.”
  • Angry fruit salad
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