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alt. `phrog' 1. interj. Term of disgust (we seem to have a lot of them). 2. Used as a name for just about anything. See
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[common ironic mutation of `preventive maintenance'] n. Actions performed upon a machine at regularly scheduled intervals to ensure that the system remains in a usable state. So called because it is all too often performed by a
who doesn't know what he is doing; this results in the machine's remaining in an *un*usable state for an indeterminate amount of time. See also