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Spooky-Scary Tech Terms

Oct 29, 2010, 15:53 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vangie Beal)

"In our never-ending quest to gather terms and information for Webopedia's growing database of computer, Internet and technology definitions, we have found many acronyms and tech terms that strike us as being odd, weird or just plain spooky!

"Some acronyms we have found are better off classified as tongue-twisters, while other terms are words we use in every day language and can't figure out why the word was chosen to represent an aspect of technology — terms like Zombie or BLOB, for example.

"To celebrate Halloween tech-style, we're bringing you a fun — but totally legit — list of some of the spookiest acronyms and tech term oddities we've come across while compiling the Webopedia database. Who knows, maybe one of the following tech terms will spawn a costume idea that will bring first place at this year's office (IT) Halloween party."

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