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Toxic Custard Workshop Files Dictionary Of Computing

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KEYBOARD

A common input device on a computer. Modern keyboards have special circuitry in them to throw in a random typing mistake every about ten }characterq or so, proportional to how\fast you're typing.

The keyboard is often the object which takes the brunt of your frustration with a computer. This is, oddly, even the case when the physical computer that is sticking its virtual tongue out at you, is many kilometres, or even timezones, away.

See also: backspace


KEYWORD

A word which you'd really like to use in your program, but you can't because the people who wrote the programming language bagsied it first.


KILOBYTE

I believe it's a weight loss term, not really sure.


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