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A
abbrev
ABEND
accumulator
ACK
Acme
ad-hockery
address harvester
adger
admin
ADVENT
adware
AFAIK
AFJ
AFK
AI
AI-complete
airplane rule
Alderson loop
aliasing bug
Alice and Bob
All hardware sucks, all software sucks.
all your base are belong to us
alpha geek
alpha particles
alt
alt bit
Aluminum Book
ambimouseterous
Amiga
Amiga Persecution Complex
amp off
amper
and there was much rejoicing
Angband
angle brackets
angry fruit salad
annoybot
annoyware
ANSI standard
ANSI standard pizza
anti-idiotarianism
AOL!
app
Archimedes
arena
arg
ARMM
armor-plated
asbestos
asbestos cork award
asbestos longjohns
ASCII
ASCII art
ASCIIbetical order
astroturfing
atomic
attoparsec
Aunt Tillie
AUP
autobogotiphobia
autoconfiscate
automagically
avatar
awk
B
B1FF
B5
back door
backbone cabal
backbone site
backgammon
background
backreference
backronym
backward combatability
BAD
Bad and Wrong
Bad Thing
bag on the side
bagbiter
bagbiting
baggy pantsing
balloonian variable
bamf
banana problem
bandwidth
bang
bang on
bang path
banner
banner ad
banner site
bar
bare metal
barf
barfmail
barfulation
barfulous
barn
barney
baroque
BASIC
batbelt
batch
bathtub curve
Batman factor
baud
baz
bazaar
bboard
BBS
BCPL
BDFL
beam
beanie key
beep
Befunge
beige toaster
bells and whistles
bells whistles and gongs
benchmark
Berkeley Quality Software
Berzerkeley
beta
BFI
BI
bible
BiCapitalization
biff
big iron
Big Red Switch
Big Room
big win
big-endian
bignum
bigot
bikeshedding
binary four
bit
bit bashing
bit bucket
bit decay
bit rot
bit twiddling
bit-paired keyboard
bitblt
bits
bitty box
bixie
black art
black hat
black hole
black magic
Black Screen of Death
blammo
blargh
blast
blat
bletch
bletcherous
blinkenlights
blit
blitter
blivet
bloatware
BLOB
block
blog
Bloggs Family
blogosphere
blogrolling
blow an EPROM
blow away
blow out
blow past
blow up
BLT
blue box
Blue Glue
blue goo
Blue Screen of Death
blue wire
blurgle
BNF
boa
board
boat anchor
bob
bodge
BOF
BOFH
bogo-sort
bogometer
BogoMIPS
bogon
bogon filter
bogon flux
bogosity
bogotify
bogue out
bogus
Bohr bug
boink
bomb
bondage-and-discipline language
bonk/oif
book titles
boot
Borg
borken
bot
bottom feeder
bottom-post
bottom-up implementation
bounce
bounce message
boustrophedon
box
boxed comments
boxen
boxology
bozotic
brain dump
brain fart
brain-damaged
brain-dead
braino
brainwidth
bread crumbs
break
break-even point
breath-of-life packet
breedle
brick
Breidbart Index
bricktext
bring X to its knees
brittle
broadcast storm
broken
broken arrow
broken-ring network
BrokenWindows
broket
Brooks's Law
brown-paper-bag bug
browser
BRS
brute force
brute force and ignorance
BSD
BSOD
BUAF
BUAG
bubble sort
bucky bits
buffer chuck
buffer overflow
bug
bug-compatible
bug-for-bug compatible
bug-of-the-month club
bulletproof
bullschildt
bump
burble
buried treasure
burn a CD
burn-in period
burst page
busy-wait
buzz
buzzword-compliant
BWQ
by hand
byte
byte sex
bytesexual
Bzzzt! Wrong.
C
C
C Programmer's Disease
C&C
C++
calculator
Camel Book
camelCase
camelCasing
can't happen
cancelbot
Cancelmoose[tm]
candygrammar
canonical
careware
cargo cult programming
cascade
case and paste
case mod
casters-up mode
casting the runes
cat
catatonic
cathedral
cd tilde
CDA
cdr
chad
chad box
chain
chainik
channel
channel hopping
channel op
chanop
char
charityware
chase pointers
chawmp
check
cheerfully
chemist
Chernobyl chicken
Chernobyl packet
chicken head
chickenboner
chiclet keyboard
Chinese Army technique
choad
choke
chomp
chomper
CHOP
Christmas tree
Christmas tree packet
chrome
chug
Church of the SubGenius
CI$
Cinderella Book
Classic C
clean
click of death
CLM
clobber
clock
clocks
clone
clone-and-hack coding
clover key
clue-by-four
clustergeeking
co-lo
coaster
coaster toaster
COBOL
COBOL fingers
cobweb site
code
code grinder
code monkey
Code of the Geeks
code police
codes
codewalker
coefficient of X
cokebottle
cold boot
COME FROM
comm mode
command key
comment out
Commonwealth Hackish
compact
compiler jock
compo
compress
Compu$erve
computer confetti
computron
con
condition out
condom
confuser
connector conspiracy
cons
considered harmful
console
console jockey
content-free
control-C
control-O
control-Q
control-S
Conway's Law
cookbook
cooked mode
cookie
cookie bear
cookie file
cookie jar
cookie monster
copious free time
copper
copy protection
copybroke
copycenter
copyleft
copyparty
copywronged
core
core cancer
core dump
core leak
Core Wars
cosmic rays
cough and die
courier
cow orker
cowboy
CP/M
CPU Wars
crack
crack root
cracker
cracking
crank
crapplet
CrApTeX
crash
crash and burn
crawling horror
CRC handbook
creationism
creep
creeping elegance
creeping featurism
creeping featuritis
cretin
cretinous
crippleware
critical mass
crlf
crock
cross-post
crossload
crudware
cruft
cruft together
cruftsmanship
crufty
crumb
crunch
cryppie
cthulhic
CTSS
cube
cup holder
cursor dipped in X
cuspy
cut a tape
cybercrud
cyberpunk
cyberspace
cycle
cycle of reincarnation
cycle server
cypherpunk
C|N>K
D
daemon
daemon book
dahmum
dancing frog
dangling pointer
dark-side hacker
Datamation
DAU
Dave the Resurrector
day mode
dd
DDT
de-rezz
dead
dead beef attack
dead code
dead-tree version
DEADBEEF
deadlock
deadly embrace
death code
Death Square
Death Star
Death, X of
DEC
DEC Wars
decay
deckle
DED
deep hack mode
deep magic
deep space
defenestration
defined as
deflicted
dehose
Dejagoo
deletia
deliminator
delint
delta
demented
demigod
demo
demo mode
demoeffect
demogroup
demon
demon dialer
demoparty
demoscene
dentro
depeditate
deprecated
derf
deserves to lose
despew
dickless workstation
dictionary flame
diddle
die
die horribly
diff
dike
Dilbert
ding
dink
dinosaur
dinosaur pen
dinosaurs mating
dirtball
dirty power
disclaimer
Discordianism
disemvowel
disk farm
display hack
dispress
Dissociated Press
distribution
distro
disusered
DMZ
do protocol
doc
documentation
dodgy
dogcow
dogfood
dogpile
dogwash
Don't do that then!
dongle
dongle-disk
Doom, X of
doorstop
DoS attack
dot file
double bucky
doubled sig
down
download
DP
DPer
Dr. Fred Mbogo
dragon
Dragon Book
drain
dread high-bit disease
dread questionmark disease
DRECNET
driver
droid
drone
drool-proof paper
drop on the floor
drop-ins
drop-outs
drugged
drum
drunk mouse syndrome
DSW
dub dub dub
Duff's device
dumb terminal
dumbass attack
dumbed down
dump
dumpster diving
dusty deck
DWIM
dynner
E
Easter egg
Easter egging
eat flaming death
EBCDIC
ECP
ed
egg
egosurf
eighty-column mind
El Camino Bignum
elder days
elegant
elephantine
elevator controller
elite
ELIZA effect
elvish
EMACS
email
emoticon
EMP
empire
engine
English
enhancement
ENQ
EOD
EOF
EOL
EOU
epoch
epsilon
epsilon squared
era
Eric Conspiracy
Eris
erotics
error 33
eurodemo
evil
evil and rude
Evil Empire
exa-
examining the entrails
EXCH
excl
EXE
exec
exercise, left as an
Exon
Exploder
exploit
external memory
eye candy
eyeball search
F
face time
factor
fairings
fall over
fall through
fan
fandango on core
FAQ
FAQ list
FAQL
faradize
farkled
farm
fascist
fat electrons
fat pipe
fat-finger
faulty
fear and loathing
feature
feature creature
feature creep
feature key
feature shock
featurectomy
feep
feeper
feeping creature
feeping creaturism
feetch feetch
fence
fencepost error
fiber-seeking backhoe
FidoNet
field circus
field servoid
file signature
filk
film at 11
filter
Finagle's Law
fine
finger
finger trouble
finger-pointing syndrome
finn
firebottle
firefighting
firehose syndrome
firewall code
firewall machine
fireworks mode
firmware
fish
FISH queue
fisking
FITNR
fix
FIXME
flag
flag day
flaky
flamage
flame
flame bait
flame on
flame war
flamer
flap
flarp
flash crowd
flat
flat-ASCII
flat-file
flatten
flavor
flavorful
flippy
flood
flowchart
flower key
flush
flypage
Flyspeck 3
flytrap
FM
fnord
FOAF
FOD
fold case
followup
fontology
foo
foobar
fool
fool file
Foonly
footprint
for free
for the rest of us
for values of
fora
foreground
fork
fork bomb
forked
Formosa's Law
Fortrash
fortune cookie
forum
fossil
four-color glossies
frag
fragile
Frankenputer
fred
Fred Foobar
frednet
free software
freeware
freeze
fried
frink
friode
fritterware
frob
frobnicate
frobnitz
frog
frogging
front end
frotz
frotzed
frowney
FRS
fry
fscking
FSF
-fu
FUBAR
fuck me harder
FUD
FUD wars
fudge
fudge factor
fuel up
Full Monty
fum
functino
funky
funny money
furrfu
G
G
gang bang
Gang of Four
garbage collect
garply
gas
Gates's Law
gawble
GC
GCOS
GECOS
gedanken
geef
geek
geek code
geek out
geekasm
gen
gender mender
General Public Virus
generate
Genius From Mars Technique
gensym
Get a life!
Get a real computer!
GandhiCon
gib
GIFs at 11
gig
giga-
GIGO
gilley
gillion
ginger
GIPS
GIYF
glark
glass
glass tty
glassfet
glitch
glob
glork
glue
gnarly
GNU
gnubie
GNUMACS
go flatline
go gold
go root
go-faster stripes
GoAT
goat file
gobble
Godwin's Law
Godzillagram
golden
golf-ball printer
gonk
gonkulator
gonzo
Good Thing
google
google juice
gopher
gopher hole
gorets
gorilla arm
gorp
GOSMACS
gotcha
GPL
GPV
gray goo
gray hat
Great Internet Explosion
Great Renaming
Great Runes
Great Worm
great-wall
green bytes
green card
green lightning
green machine
Green's Theorem
greenbar
grep
gribble
grilf
grind
grind crank
gritch
grok
gronk
gronk out
gronked
grovel
grue
grunge
gubbish
Guido
guiltware
gumby
gunch
gunpowder chicken
guru
guru meditation
gweep
GWF
H
h
ha ha only serious
hack
hack attack
hack mode
hack on
hack together
hack up
hack value
hacked off
hacked up
hacker
hacker ethic
hacker humor
Hackers (the movie)
hacking run
Hacking X for Y
Hackintosh
hackish
hackishness
hackitude
hair
hairball
hairy
HAKMEM
hakspek
Halloween Documents
ham
hammer
hamster
HAND
hand cruft
hand-hacking
hand-roll
handle
handshaking
handwave
hang
Hanlon's Razor
happily
hard boot
hardcoded
hardwarily
hardwired
has the X nature
hash bucket
hash collision
hat
HCF
heads down
heartbeat
heatseeker
heavy metal
heavy wizardry
heavyweight
Hed Rat
heisenbug
hell desk
hello sailor!
hello world
hello, wall!
hex
hexadecimal
hexit
HHOK
HHOS
hidden flag
high bit
high moby
highly
hing
hired gun
hirsute
HLL
hoarding
hog
hole
hollised
holy penguin pee
holy wars
home box
home machine
home page
honey pot
hook
hop
horked
hose
hosed
hot chat
hot spot
hotlink
house wizard
HP-SUX
HTH
huff
hung
hungry puppy
hungus
hyperspace
hysterical reasons
I
I didn't change anything!
I see no X here.
IANAL
IBM
ICBM address
ice
ID10T error
idempotent
IDP
If you want X, you know where to find it.
ifdef out
IIRC
ill-behaved
IMHO
Imminent Death Of The Net Predicted!
in the extreme
incantation
include
include war
indent style
Indent-o-Meter
index of X
infant mortality
infinite
infinite loop
Infinite-Monkey Theorem
infinity
inflate
Infocom
initgame
insanely great
installfest
INTERCAL
InterCaps
interesting
Internet
Internet Death Penalty
Internet Exploder
Internet Exploiter
interrupt
interrupts locked out
intertwingled
intro
IRC
iron
Iron Age
iron box
ironmonger
ISO standard cup of tea
ISP
Itanic
ITS
IWBNI
IYFEG
J
J. Random
J. Random Hacker
jack in
jaggies
Java
JCL
JEDR
Jeff K.
jello
Jeopardy-style quoting
jibble
jiffy
job security
jock
joe code
joe-job
juggling eggs
juice
jump off into never-never land
jupiter
K
K
K&R
k-
kahuna
kamikaze packet
kangaroo code
ken
kernel-of-the-week club
kgbvax
KIBO
kiboze
kibozo
kick
kill file
killer app
killer micro
killer poke
kilo-
kilogoogle
KIPS
KISS Principle
kit
KLB
klone
kludge
kluge
kluge around
kluge up
Knights of the Lambda Calculus
knobs
Knuth
koan
kook
Kool-Aid
kremvax
kyrka
L
lag
lamer
LAN party
language lawyer
languages of choice
LART
larval stage
lase
laser chicken
leaf site
leak
leaky heap
leapfrog attack
leech
leech mode
legal
legalese
lenna
LER
LERP
let the smoke out
letterbomb
lexer
life
Life is hard
light pipe
lightweight
like kicking dead whales down the beach
like nailing jelly to a tree
line 666
line eater, the
line noise
linearithmic
link farm
link rot
link-dead
lint
Lintel
Linus
Linux
lion food
Lions Book
LISP
list-bomb
lithium lick
little-endian
live
live data
Live Free Or Die!
livelock
liveware
lobotomy
locals, the
locked and loaded
locked up
logic bomb
logical
loop through
loose bytes
lord high fixer
lose
lose lose
loser
losing
loss
lossage
lossy
lost in the noise
lost in the underflow
lots of MIPS but no I/O
low-bandwidth
Lubarsky's Law of Cybernetic Entomology
Lumber Cartel
lunatic fringe
lurker
luser
M
M
M$
macdink
machoflops
Macintoy
Macintrash
macro
macro-
macrology
maggotbox
magic
magic cookie
magic number
magic smoke
mail storm
mailbomb
mailing list
main loop
mainframe
mainsleaze
man page
management
mandelbug
manged
mangle
mangled name
mangler
manularity
marching ants
marbles
marginal
marginally
marketroid
Mars
martian
massage
math-out
Matrix
maximum Maytag mode
McQuary limit
meatspace
meatware
meeces
meg
mega-
megapenny
MEGO
meltdown, network
meme
meme plague
memetics
memory farts
memory leak
memory smash
menuitis
mess-dos
meta
meta bit
metasyntactic variable
MFTL
mickey
mickey mouse program
micro-
MicroDroid
microfortnight
microLenat
microReid
microserf
Microsloth Windows
Microsoft
micros~1
middle-endian
middle-out implementation
milliLampson
minor detail
MIPS
misbug
misfeature
missile address
MiSTing
miswart
MMF
mobo
moby
mockingbird
mod
mode
mode bit
modulo
mojibake
molly-guard
Mongolian Hordes technique
monkey up
monkey, scratch
monstrosity
monty
Moof
Moore's Law
moria
MOTAS
MOTOS
MOTSS
mouse ahead
mouse belt
mouse droppings
mouse elbow
mouse pusher
mouso
MS-DOS
mu
MUD
muddie
mudhead
muggle
Multics
multitask
mumblage
mumble
munch
munching
munching squares
munchkin
mundane
mung
munge
Murphy's Law
music
mutter
N
N
nadger
nagware
nailed to the wall
nailing jelly
naive
naive user
NAK
NANA
nano
nano-
nanoacre
nanobot
nanocomputer
nanofortnight
nanotechnology
narg
nasal demons
nastygram
Nathan Hale
nature
neat hack
neats vs. scruffies
neep-neep
neophilia
nerd
nerd knob
net.-
net.god
net.personality
net.police
netburp
netdead
nethack
netiquette
netlag
netnews
Netscrape
netsplit
netter
network address
network meltdown
New Jersey
New Testament
newbie
newgroup wars
newline
NeWS
newsfroup
newsgroup
nick
nickle
night mode
Nightmare File System
NIL
Ninety-Ninety Rule
nipple mouse
NMI
no-op
noddy
non-optimal solution
nonlinear
nontrivial
not entirely unlike X
not ready for prime time
notwork
NP-
NSA line eater
NSP
nude
nugry
nuke
number-crunching
numbers
NUXI problem
nybble
nyetwork
O
Ob-
Obfuscated C Contest
obi-wan error
Objectionable-C
obscure
octal forty
off the trolley
off-by-one error
offline
ogg
-oid
old fart
Old Testament
on the gripping hand
one-banana problem
one-line fix
one-liner wars
ooblick
OP
op
open
open source
open switch
operating system
operator headspace
optical diff
optical grep
optimism
Oracle, the
Orange Book
oriental food
orphan
orphaned i-node
orthogonal
OS
OS/2
OSS
OT
OTOH
out-of-band
overclock
overflow bit
overrun
overrun screw
owned
P
P.O.D.
packet over air
padded cell
page in
page out
pain in the net
paper-net
param
PARC
parent message
parity errors
Parkinson's Law of Data
parm
parse
Pascal
PascalCasing
pastie
patch
patch pumpkin
patch space
path
pathological
payware
PBD
PD
PDP-10
PDP-11
PDP-20
PEBKAC
peek
pencil and paper
Pentagram Pro
Pentium
peon
percent-S
perf
perfect programmer syndrome
Perl
person of no account
pessimal
pessimizing compiler
peta-
pffft
PFY
phage
phase
phase of the moon
phase-wrapping
PHB
phreaker
phreaking
pico-
pig-tail
pilot error
ping
Ping O' Death
ping storm
pink contract
pink wire
pipe
pistol
pixel sort
pizza box
plaid screen
plain-ASCII
Plan 9
plan file
platinum-iridium
playpen
playte
plokta
plonk
plug-and-pray
plugh
plumbing
PM
point release
point-and-drool interface
pointy hat
pointy-haired
poke
poll
polygon pusher
POM
ponytail
pop
poser
post
postcardware
Postel's Prescription
posting
postmaster
PostScript
pound on
power cycle
power hit
pr0n
precedence lossage
pred
prepend
prestidigitization
pretty pictures
prettyprint
pretzel key
priesthood
prime time
print
printing discussion
priority interrupt
profile
progasm
proggy
proglet
program
Programmer's Cheer
programming
programming fluid
propeller head
propeller key
proprietary
protocol
provocative maintenance
prowler
pseudo
pseudoprime
pseudosuit
psychedelicware
psyton
pubic directory
puff
pumpkin holder
pumpking
punched card
punt
Purple Book
purple wire
push
Python
Q
quad
quadruple bucky
quantifiers
quantum bogodynamics
quarter
ques
quick-and-dirty
quine
Quirk objection
quote chapter and verse
quotient
quux
qux
QWERTY
R
rabbit job
rain dance
rainbow series
random
Random Number God
random numbers
randomness
rape
rare mode
raster blaster
raster burn
rasterbation
rat belt
rat dance
rathole
ratio site
rave
rave on!
ravs
raw mode
RBL
rc file
RE
read-only user
README file
real
real estate
real hack
real operating system
Real Programmer
Real Soon Now
real time
real user
Real World
reality check
reality-distortion field
reaper
recompile the world
rectangle slinger
recursion
recursive acronym
red wire
regexp
register dancing
rehi
reincarnation, cycle of
reinvent the wheel
relay rape
religion of CHI
religious issues
replicator
reply
restriction
retcon
RETI
retrocomputing
return from the dead
RFC
RFE
Right Thing
rip
ripoff
RL
roach
robocanceller
robot
robust
rococo
rogue
room-temperature IQ
root
root mode
rootkit
rot13
rotary debugger
RSN
RTBM
RTFAQ
RTFB
RTFM
RTFS
RTI
RTM
RTS
rubber-hose cryptanalysis
rude
runes
runic
rusty iron
rusty wire
S
S/N ratio
sacred
saga
sagan
SAIL
salescritter
salt
salt mines
salt substrate
same-day service
samizdat
samurai
sandbender
sandbox
sanity check
Saturday-night special
say
scag
scanno
scary devil monastery
schroedinbug
science-fiction fandom
SCNR
scram switch
scratch
scratch monkey
scream and die
screaming tty
screen
screen name
screen scraping
screw
screwage
scribble
script kiddies
scrog
scrool
scrozzle
scruffies
SCSI
SCSI voodoo
search-and-destroy mode
second-system effect
secondary damage
security through obscurity
SED
See figure 1
segfault
seggie
segment
segmentation fault
segv
self-reference
selvage
semi
semi-automated
semi-infinite
senior bit
September that never ended
server
SEX
sex changer
shambolic link
shar file
sharchive
Share and enjoy!
shareware
sharing violation
shebang
shelfware
shell
shell out
shift left (or right) logical
shim
shitogram
shotgun debugging
shovelware
showstopper
shriek
Shub-Internet
SIG
sig block
sig quote
sig virus
sigmonster
signal-to-noise ratio
silicon
silly walk
silo
since time T equals minus infinity
sitename
skrog
skulker
slab
slack
slash
slashdot effect
sleep
slim
slop
slopsucker
Slowlaris
slurp
slurp the robot
smart
smart terminal
smash case
smash the stack
smiley
smoke
smoke and mirrors
smoke test
smoking clover
smoot
SMOP
smurf
SNAFU principle
snail
snail-mail
snap
snarf
snarf & barf
snarf down
snark
sneaker
sneakernet
sniff
snippage
SO
social engineering
social science number
sock puppet
sodium substrate
soft boot
softcopy
software bloat
software hoarding
software laser
software rot
softwarily
softy
some random X
sorcerer's apprentice mode
source
source of all good bits
space-cadet keyboard
spaceship operator
SPACEWAR
spaghetti code
spaghetti inheritance
spam
spam bait
spamblock
spamhaus
spamvertize
spangle
spawn
special-case
speed of light
speedometer
spell
spelling flame
spider
spider food
spiffy
spike
spin
Spinning Pizza of Death
spl
splash screen
splat
splat out
splork!
spod
spoiler
spoiler space
sponge
spoof
spool
spool file
sporgery
sport death
spungle
spyware
squirrelcide
stack
stack puke
stale pointer bug
Stanford Bunny
star out
state
stealth manager
steam-powered
steved
STFW
stir-fried random
stomp on
Stone Age
stone knives and bearskins
stoppage
store
STR
strided
stroke
strudel
stubroutine
studly
studlycaps
stunning
stupid-sort
Stupids
Sturgeon's Law
sucking mud
sufficiently small
suit
suitable win
suitably small
Sun
sun lounge
sun-stools
sunspots
super source quench
superloser
superprogrammer
superuser
support
surf
Suzie COBOL
swab
swap
swap space
swapped in
swapped out
Swiss-Army chainsaw
swizzle
sync
syntactic salt
syntactic sugar
sys-frog
sysadmin
sysape
sysop
system
system mangler
systems jock
T
T
tail recursion
talk mode
talker system
TAN
tanked
TANSTAAFL
tape monkey
tar and feather
tarball
tardegy
taste
tayste
TCB
TCP/IP
TECO
tee
teergrube
teledildonics
ten-finger interface
tense
tentacle
tenured graduate student
tera-
teraflop club
terminak
terminal brain death
terminal illness
terminal junkie
test
TeX
text
thanks in advance
That's not a bug, that's a feature!
the literature
the network
the X that can be Y is not the true X
theology
theory
thinko
This can't happen
This time, for sure!
thrash
thread
three-finger salute
throwaway account
thud
thumb
thundering herd problem
thunk
tick
tick-list features
tickle a bug
tiger team
time bomb
time sink
time T
times-or-divided-by
timesharing
TINC
Tinkerbell program
TINLC
tip of the ice-cube
tired iron
tits on a keyboard
TLA
TMRC
TMRCie
TMTOWTDI
to a first approximation
to a zeroth approximation
toad
toast
toaster
toeprint
TOFU
toggle
tool
toolchain
toolsmith
toor
top-post
topic drift
topic group
TOPS-10
TOPS-20
TOS
tourist
tourist information
touristic
toy
toy language
toy problem
toy program
trampoline
trap
trap door
trash
trawl
tree-killer
treeware
trit
trivial
troff
troglodyte
troglodyte mode
Trojan horse
troll
Troll-O-Meter
tron
troughie
true-hacker
tty
tube
tube time
tunafish
tune
turbo nerd
Turing tar-pit
turist
Tux
tweak
TWENEX
twiddle
twilight zone
twink
twirling baton
two pi
two-to-the-N
U
u-
UBD
UBE
ubergeek
UCE
UDP
UN*X
undefined external reference
under the hood
undocumented feature
uninteresting
Unix
Unix brain damage
Unix conspiracy
Unix weenie
unixism
unswizzle
unwind the stack
unwind-protect
up
upload
upstream
upthread
uptime
urchin
URL
Usenet
Usenet Death Penalty
user
user-friendly
user-obsequious
userland
Utah teapot, the
UTSL
UUOC
V
V7
vadding
vanilla
vanity domain
vannevar
vaporware
var
vaston
VAX
VAXen
vaxocentrism
vdiff
veeblefester
velveeta
Venus flytrap
verbage
verbiage
Version 7
vgrep
vi
video toaster
videotex
virgin
virtual
virtual beer
virtual Friday
virtual reality
virtual shredder
virus
visionary
VMS
voice
voice-net
voodoo programming
VR
Vulcan nerve pinch
vulture capitalist
W
w00t
wabbit
WAITS
waldo
walk
walk off the end of
walking drives
wall
wall follower
wall time
wall wart
wallhack
wango
wank
wannabee
war dialer
war-driving
war-chalking
-ware
warez
warez d00dz
warez kiddies
warlording
warm boot
wart
washing machine
washing software
water MIPS
wave a dead chicken
weasel
web pointer
web ring
web toaster
webify
webmaster
wedged
wedgie
wedgitude
weeble
weeds
weenie
Weenix
well-behaved
well-connected
wetware
whack
whack-a-mole
whacker
whales
What's a spline?
wheel
wheel bit
wheel of reincarnation
wheel wars
white hat
whitelist
whizzy
Whorfian mind-lock
wibble
WIBNI
widget
wiggles
wild side
WIMP environment
win
win big
win win
Winchester
windoid
window shopping
Windowsitis
Windoze
winged comments
winkey
winnage
winner
winnitude
Wintel
Wintendo
wired
wirehead
wirewater
wish list
within delta of
within epsilon of
wizard
Wizard Book
wizard hat
wizard mode
wizardly
wok-on-the-wall
womb box
WOMBAT
womble
wonky
workaround
working as designed
worm
wormhole
wound around the axle
wrap around
write-only code
write-only language
write-only memory
Wrong Thing
wugga wugga
wumpus
WYSIAYG
WYSIWYG
X
X
XEROX PARC
XOFF
XON
xor
xref
XXX
xyzzy
Y
YA-
YABA
YAFIYGI
yak shaving
YAUN
yellow card
yellow wire
Yet Another
YHBT
YKYBHTLW
YMMV
You are not expected to understand this
You know you've been hacking too long when
Your mileage may vary
Yow!
yoyo mode
Yu-Shiang Whole Fish
Z
zap
zapped
Zawinski's Law
zbeba
zen
zero
zero-content
Zero-One-Infinity Rule
zeroth
zigamorph
zip
zipperhead
zombie
zorch
Zork
zorkmid