With apologies to DrScott...

  anskyber 15:46 24 Dec 07

...and anyone else in the medical profession.

I could not resist this humorous look at something which is dying. ( no pun) click here

Do you have any from your line of work?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:36 24 Dec 07

A couple we use regarding failures on locomotives.

FHD - for home depot - really means we don't know what's wrong with it, send it somewhere else.

FXWF - fingers crossed won't fail

FUBARed - F***** Up Beyond All Recognition

  interzone55 20:03 24 Dec 07

When I used to work in a PC service centre we used the acronym PEBCAK on service reports -

Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard.

  WhiteTruckMan 20:10 24 Dec 07

will know a SNAFU when they see one.


  Bingalau 20:20 24 Dec 07

WTM. I've forgotten, go on tell us what it means?

  WhiteTruckMan 20:23 24 Dec 07

All F----d Up.

(I believe that some folk think the missing word is 'Fouled', but I cannot verify that.)


  Splooshy 22:00 24 Dec 07

"pumpkin positive", which refers to the implication that a penlight shone into the patient's mouth would encounter a brain so small that the whole head would light up.

Brilliant! I like that one!

  Bingalau 22:33 24 Dec 07

WTM. I was hoping you were going to say Situation Normal All Fouled Up. (Honest).

  Forum Editor 01:17 25 Dec 07

thanks. We have a rule about it, and it's time to enforce it, I'm afraid.

  Main Access 10:20 25 Dec 07

Any self respecting code monkey will always include the variables Foo and Bar. see Fruit Bat /\0/\

Any client who has a complete lock up of a PC is always told in the last instance to press the BFOS

(Big Off Switch)

  CatTrading 21:15 30 Dec 07

Still remember in the Hospital i worked in, in IT.
We often labled bad IT users as ID 10 T users.
The medical director saw this once written down by his name & pronounced to all in the room that he had his own code given to him by IT.

It then suddenly dawned on him what it really meant & with a smile on his face told everyone he would not be ringing up IT for a while.

He took it very well & then told myself & another Techie a lot of the medical abbrevations that he used to use.

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