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AUSTRALIAN RURAL SLANG USED TO DESCRIBE COMPUTER TERMS

AUSTRALIAN SLANG WHEN USING COMPUTER TERMS

A little bit of Aussie Culcha…….

LOG ON: Adding wood to make the barbie hotter

LOG OFF:Not adding any more wood to the barbie.

MONITOR:Keeping an eye on the barbie.

DOWNLOAD: Getting the firewood off the Ute.

HARD DRIVE:Driving back home with no cold beer.

KEYBOARD:Where you hang the Ute keys.

WINDOW: What you shut when the weather’s cold.

SCREEN:What you shut in the mozzie season.

BYTE:What mozzies do.

MEGABYTE:What Townsville mozzies do.

CHIP: A pub snack.

MICROCHIP:Dregs in the bag after you eat the chips.

MODEM:What you did to the lawns.

LAPTOP:Where the cat sleeps.

SOFTWARE:Plastic knives & forks from Red Rooster.

HARDWARE:Stainless steel knives & forks – Big W.

MOUSE:The small rodent that eats the stored grain

MAINFRAME: What holds the shed up.

WEB:What spiders make.

WEBSITE:  Usually in the shed or under the verandah.

SEARCH ENGINE:What to do when the Ute won’t go.

CURSOR: What you say when the Ute won’t start.

YAHOO: What you say when the Ute does start.
UPGRADE: When pushing ..it uphill.

SERVER:The pub person who serves counter lunches.

MAIL SERVER:The bloke at the pub who brings beers

USER: The neighbour who keeps borrowing things.

NETWORK: What you do when repairing the fishnet.

INTERNET:Where you want the fish to go.

NETSCAPE: What fish do when they see a net hole

ONLINE:Where you hang the washing.

OFFLINE:Where the washing ends up if the line snaps.

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This photo above was taken @ Howard in Queensland Dec 2010

by Henry Sapiecha

January 27th, 2011
Topic: COMPUTERS IT, TRIVIA QUOTES, WORDS SPEECH LANGUAGE Tags: , , , , , , ,

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