Ctrl-Alt-Delete is a verb!

“Ctrl-Alt-Delete (kun.trohl-awlt-duh.LEET) idiom. A metaphoric mechanism with which one can reset, restart, or rethink something. -v.”

This, and many more definitions of both everyday and obscure terms may be found at the Word Spy website, which describes itself as:

“Devoted to lexpionage, the sleuthing of new words and phrases. These aren’t stunt words or sniglets, but new terms that have appeared multiple times in newspapers, magazines, books, Web sites, and other recorded sources.”

For us computer-types (or geeks as the site often refers to us), there is the Tech Word Spy website.

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