. Clear:0. Processed in 0.289478 secs); 08 Feb 2003 08:02:20 -0000 Received: from (HELO homesweethome) () by 0 with SMTP; 8 Feb 2003 08:02:20 -0000 Reply-To: <vlfll@xxxxxxxxxxx> From: "Victor Firestone" <vlfll@xxxxxxxxxxx> To: "Micha" <micha@xxxxxxxxxxx> Subject: New words Date: Sat, 8 Feb 2003 10:02:45 +0200 MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="Windows-1252" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook, Build 11.0.4523 X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2800.1106 BLAMESTORMING: Sitting around in a group, discussing why a server went down, and who was responsible. SEAGULL MANAGER: A manager who flies in, makes a lot of noise, craps on everything, and then leaves. CUBE FARM: An office filled with cubicles. MOUSE POTATO: The on-line, wired generation's answer to the couch potato. STRESS PUPPY: An admin who seems to thrive on being stressed out, whiney, and complains about stupid users all day. SWIPEOUT: An access card that has been rendered useless because the magnetic strip is worn away from extensive use. PERCUSSIVE MAINTENANCE: The fine art of whacking the crap out of an electronic device to get it to work again. 404: A completely clueless end-user. OHNOSECOND: That fraction of time after hitting Enter, in which you realize that you've just permanently erased a big database. INOCULATTE: Taking coffee intravenously when you are pulling an all-nighter getting that database online from the backup tapes. OSTEOPORNOSIS: A degenerate disease. (This one got extra credit). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ TTFN Vic "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ --- Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free. Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com). Version: 6.0.449 / Virus Database: 251 - Release Date: 27/01/2003 To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.