I learned a new non-word today…
That word is:
Found this today on The Daily WTF (i.e. “Worse Than Failure” – a site for geeks to post “strange but true” programming stories)…
The Clbuttic Mistake
Browsing through a web archive of some old computer club conversations, I ran across this sentence:
“Apple made the clbuttic mistake of forcing out their visionary – I mean, look at what NeXT has been up to!”
Google “clbuttic” – thousands of hits!
There’s someone who call his car ‘clbuttic’.
There are “Clbuttic Steam Engine” message boards.
Webster’s dictionary – no help.
Hmm. What can this be?
HINT: People who make buttumptions about their regex scripts, will be embarbutted when they repeat this mbuttive mistake.
Took me a while to figure out just what “clbuttic” means, but I finally did.
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