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Monday, June 19

Computer industry acronyms

APPLE: Arrogance Produces Profit-Losing Entity
CA: Constant Acquisitions
CD-ROM: Consumer Device, Rendered Obsolete in Months
COBOL: Completely Obsolete Business Oriented Language
DEC: Do Expect Cuts
DOS: Defunct Operating System
IBM: I Blame Microsoft
ISDN: It Still Does Nothing
LISP: Lots of Insipid and Stupid Parentheses
MACINTOSH: Most Applications Crash; If Not, The Operating System Hangs
MICROSOFT: Most Intelligent Customers Realise Our Software Only Fools Teenagers
MIPS: Meaningless Indication of Processor Speed
OS/2: Obsolete Soon, Too
PCMCIA: People Can't Memorise Computer Industry Acronyms
PnP: Plug and Pray
SCSI: System Can't See It
WINDOWS: Will Install Needless Data On Whole System
WYSIWYMGIYRRLAAGW: What You See Is What You Might Get If You're Really Really Lucky And All Goes Well.
AAAAA: American Association Against Acronym Abuse.

2 Comments:

Blogger Woosang said...

Haha... very interesting

10:57 PM  
Blogger SpongebobTanu said...

hahaha! i work is tech support, am forwarding this to everyone in the department.

8:51 PM  

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