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  • glitch
    /glich/ [from German `glitschen' to slip, via Yiddish `glitshen', to slide or skid] 1. n. A sudden interruption in electric service, sanity, continuity, or... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    sunspots


    n. 1. Notional cause of an odd error. "Why did the program suddenly turn the screen blue?" "Sunspots, I guess." 2. Also the cause of bit rot --- from the myth that sunspots will increase cosmic rays, which can flip single bits in memory. See cosmic rays, phase of the moon.