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404 - someone who is clueless, from the World Wide Web error message "404 Not Found," meaning the requested document couldn't be located --Don't bother asking him, he's 404.

Blamestorming: sitting around in a group discussing why a deadline was missed or a project failed and who was responsible

Body Nazis: hard-core exercise and weightlifting fanatics who look down on anyone who doesn't work out obsessively

Chainsaw consultant: an outside expert brought in to reduce the employee headcount, leaving the top brass with clean hands

Cube farm: an office filled with cubicles

Ego surfing: scanning the Net, databases, print media, and so on, looking for references to one's own name

Elvis year: the peak year of something's popularity -- Barney the dinosaur's Elvis year was 1993.

Idea hamsters: people who always seem to have their idea generators running

Mouse potato: the on-line generation's answer to the couch potato

Ohnosecond: that minuscule fraction of time in which you realize you've just made a big mistake

Prairie dogging: something loud happens in a cube farm, and people's heads pop up over the walls to see what's going on

SITCOM: stands for Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive Mortgage

Stress puppy: a person who thrives on being stressed-out and whiny

Tourists: those who take training classes just to take a vacation from their jobs. -- "We had three serious students in the class; the rest were just tourists."

Uninstalled: euphemism for being fired


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