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Flirting is the gentle art of making a man feel pleased with himself.
-- Helen Rowland
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There is not now, and never will be, a language in
which it is the least bit difficult to write bad programs.
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flowchart, n. & v.
[From flow "to ripple down in rich profusion, as hair" + chart
"a cryptic hidden-treasure map designed to mislead the uninitiated."]
1. n. The solution, if any, to a class of Mascheroni
construction problems in which given algorithms require geometrical
representation using only the 35 basic ideograms of the ANSI
template. 2. n. Neronic doodling while the system burns.
3. n. A low-cost substitute for wallpaper. 4. n. The innumerate
misleading the illiterate. "A thousand pictures is worth ten lines
of code." --The Programmer's Little Red Vade Mecum, Mao Tse T'umps.
5. v.intrans. To produce flowcharts with no particular object in mind.
6. v.trans. To obfuscate (a problem) with esoteric cartoons.
-- S. Kelly-Bootle, "The Devil's DP Dictionary"
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When you need to knock on wood is when you realize
that the world is composed of vinyl, naugahyde and aluminum.
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Fly me away to the bright side of the moon ...
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Flying is the second greatest feeling you can have. The greatest feeling?
Landing... Landing is the greatest feeling you can have.
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Fog Lamps, n:
Excessively (often obnoxiously) bright lamps mounted on the fronts
of automobiles; used on dry, clear nights to indicate that the
driver's brain is in a fog. See also "Idiot Lights".
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"Follow me around. I don't care. I'm serious. If anybody wants to put a
tail on me, go ahead. They'd be very bored."
-- Gary Hart, announcing his presidential candidacy,
commenting on rumors of womanizing.
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No provision for adjustment.
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Fools rush in -- and get the best seats in the house.