Tag Archives: Abbreviations

FDS

Fact Deletion Syndrome – The uncanny ability of a newspaper to delete all relevant information from a news story.

ANNY

Analyst Needs New Yacht – someone is padding the task with impressive presentations and protestations of complexity – do some more weeding.

RSA

Repetitive Strain Arse: Aching or spasming of the gluteus maximus caused by fatigue. Causes of the fatigue may vary including sitting too much, standing too much and sleeping. However, the vast majority of cases are caused by people having to hold their buttocks apart while talking. Worst affected are politicians, estate agents and ex-Big Brother contestants (with […]

NFS

In computing: Networked File System. Also: Normal For Somerset: A dismissive term used for bizarre and drunken behaviour

JFDI

Just F*****g Do It – an under used programming [p2p type=”slug” value=”methodology”] which can cure [p2p type=”slug” value=”paralysis-by-analysis”].

FDS

FDS – Fact Deletion Syndrome – The uncanny ability of a newspaper to delete all relevant information from a news story

NTBFW

NTBFW (abbrev.) Not to be f****d with.  A term which applies to anyone older than about 12 who hasn’t got over burning ants with a magnifying glass, shooting toy soldiers and model aircraft with an air rifle or pulling the legs off a spider, shouting orders at it and believing it doesn’t move because it’s […]

YHCA

You Have Crap Analysts – do some weeding.

TFC

Too F*****g Complicated – either reduce the scope (it’s the only thing you usually have any control over given finite people, money and time) or break it into smaller projects, appoint an extra team to address the interfaces between them.

PCMCIA

Stands for “People Can’t Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms”.