Words: joott, n.
Friday 26 November 1999
His version of Porter's "Just One of Those Things" is more sombre than, say, Bobby Short's classic, and reminds us that computer buffs are not simply binary-minded mainstays of the pizza-delivery industry but can coin witty language. Joott (pronounced as in rope) means one of those peculiar problems that disappears after a rebooting - it was "just one of those things". Meanwhile, Wired magazine offers a test of salesmen's mettle. Ask if a computer has "LRF support" - and, when told yes, do not reveal that this means little rubber feet.
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