Author Topic: Colloquial Computer Terms That Annoy  (Read 7164 times)

Pingu

  • Put away those fiery biscuits!
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Re: Colloquial Computer Terms That Annoy
« Reply #75 on: April 02, 2013, 12:52:45 pm »
I get slightly annoyed by people saying 'cut & paste' when they mean 'copy & paste'  ::-) It saves a syllable, I suppose.

Vince

  • Can't climb; won't climb
Re: Colloquial Computer Terms That Annoy
« Reply #76 on: April 02, 2013, 01:43:35 pm »
My favourite was an overheard conversation between a sales person and their customer:
"I think your fuel pumps are lost in the computer"

This was back in the days of BOFH
216km from Marsh Gibbon