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  • GNU
    /gnoo/, *not* /noo/ 1. [acronym `GNU's Not UNIX!', see {{recursive acronym}}] A UNIX-workalike development effort of the Free Software Foundation headed by Richard StallmanVIEW 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.