Terse, baffling remark used by programmers to place blame on users for the program's shortcomings.
Black hole. Default directory is where all files that you need disappear to. The default directory exists in part to ensure you lose some important files when you (or a virus) reformat your hard drive.
User-Friendly: Of or pertaining to any feature, device or concept that makes perfect sense to a programmer.
Link Rot: The process by which links on a web page became as obsolete as the sites they're connected to change location or die.
CGI Joe: A hard-core CGI script programmer with all the social skills and charisma of a plastic action figure.
Graybar Land: The place you go while you're staring at a computer that's processing something very slowly (while you watch the gray bar creep
CRASH A sudden, unexpected cessation of activity by the computer, accompanied by a sudden, unexpected increase in activity by the system administrator. Caused by someone running their huge, unimportant program just as your small, critical program is about to finish.
MEMORY A component of a computer that holds data. Sometimes it doesn't. Amount present in a given system is calculated in a manner similar to Registers
SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR: A person whose job it is to do everything that isn't his job.