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craig johnston 03-27-2005 12:05 PM

clitocybe - computers. describes the amount of a computer's memory which is taken up by trojans, diallers, key loggers and other unwanted programmes unknowingly downloaded while surfing pornographic websites.
'after a long night of working at home his hard drive was 38% clitocybe'

funkytuba 03-28-2005 12:31 AM

clitocybe - geek-jargon. Acronym for "Command Line Interface TO Cover Your Behind Evermore".

New java-based GUIs are now being added to the most rudimentary sysadmin tasks in an attempt to make them more accessible to less experienced personnel. Unfortunately they generally don't give access to all the functions available from the command line nor are they auditable.

This phrase has therefore popped up in many large environments as a way to say "show us your real chops, and not just that gui stuff you learned in the class".

sparticle 03-28-2005 03:50 AM

^^^I adore Funky's definition.

dinzdale 03-28-2005 03:19 PM

OK spotpickers, as evrcyone googled knows,clitocybe is a variety of fungus, some edible, some poisonous, blah, blah, blah.

Big winner - Trish for the gratuitous mention of the man in the boat.

Coffe was runner-up for including the word "vaginal" :)

trisherina 03-28-2005 03:53 PM

Thank you thank you. The little man thanks you as well.

New word:


Smartypants 03-28-2005 04:07 PM

(This one just is TOO easy...)

PALIMPSEST: When parents treat their kids as their "best friends."

zenbabe 03-28-2005 04:11 PM

palimpsest: When your direct relation can't get it up and won't stop asking you what to do about it..

trisherina 03-28-2005 04:31 PM

And pillion was what, arcane?

dinzdale 03-28-2005 04:52 PM


n. Having sexual intercourse with your friend's garden gnome.
adj. The feeling of being caught by your friend's mother doing the above.

funkytuba 03-28-2005 05:22 PM

palimpsest - of or relating to a situation involving six oompa-loompas.

Veruca Salt was carried away palimpsest to the juicing room.

Marcus Bales 03-28-2005 09:02 PM

Palimpsest -- another name for turtle soup, from the Greek "palimpsestos" or "scraped again", since the turtle shell has to be scraped at least twice to get all the yummy goodness.

funkytuba 03-28-2005 11:59 PM


Originally Posted by Marcus Bales
from the Greek "palimpsestos" or "scraped again"

cute... I couldn't figure anywhere to go with this so I had to improvise

beckstra 03-29-2005 12:41 AM

Palimpsest (vb.) -

The highest degree of grumbling from the patriarch when his knee gives out again.

Coffee 03-29-2005 01:10 AM


An important holiday in the Satanic calendar.
Celebrated on June 26th each year, Palimpsest is a day to rotate alegience from one demonic spirit guide and exchange it for a new one.


xfox 03-29-2005 03:05 AM

palimpsest n. the palmists method of concocting the best fortune for the client whose hand badly needs a compliment.

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