Computer definitions

Darshi

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Jun 21, 2007
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BIT:
A word used to describe computers, as in "Our son's
computer cost quite a bit."

BOOT:
What your friends give you because you spend too
much time bragging about your computer skills.

BUG:
What your eyes do after you stare at the tiny
computer screen for more than 15 minutes.
Also: what computer magazine companies do to you
after they get your name on their mailing list.

CHIPS:
The fattening, non-nutritional food computer users
eat to avoid having to leave their keyboards for
meals.

COPY:
What you have to do during school tests because you
spend too much time at the computer and not enough
studying.

CURSOR:
What you turn into when you can't get your computer
to perform, as in "You $#% computer!"

DISK:
What goes out in your back after bending over a
computer keyboard for several hours.

DUMP:
The place all your former hobbies wind up soon after
you get a new computer.

ERROR:
What you made the first time you walked into a
computer showroom to "just look."

EXPANSION UNIT:
The new room you have to build on to your home to
house your computer and all its peripherals.

FILE:
What your secretary can now do to her nails six and
a half hours a day, now that the computer does her
day's work in 30 minutes.

FLOPPY:
The condition of a constant computer user's stomach
due to lack of exercise and a steady diet of junk
food (see chips).

HARDWARE:
Tools, such as lawn mowers, rakes and other heavy
equipment you haven't laid a finger on since getting
your computer.

IBM:
The kind of missile your family members and friends
would like to drop on your computer so you'll pay
attention to them again.

MENU:
What you'll never see again after buying a computer
because you'll be too poor to eat in a restaurant.

MONITOR:
Often thought to be a word associated with
computers, this word actually refers to those
obnoxious kids who always want to see your
hall pass at school.

PROGRAMS:
Those things you used to look at on your television
before you hooked your computer up to it.

RETURN:
What lots of people do with their computers after
only a week and a half.

TERMINAL:
A place where you can find buses, trains and really
good deals on hot computers.

WINDOW:
What you heave the computer out of after you
accidentally erase a program that took you three
days to set up.
 
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