Back in the Middle Ages, knowing what collective noun was applied to a group of animals was taken quite seriously. We all know the common ones, such as herd of cows, a pack of dogs, a flock of birds, but there were plenty of obscure ones like an exaltation of larks, a murder of crows, a shrewdness of apes, etc. Time for some new collective nouns for Internet groupings. If a group of whales is a pod, is a group of teenagers an iPod? A nuisance of 4Chan members A nest of Tweeple (Twitter users) A channel of YouTube watchers A pool of Flickrites A patch of hackers A flaming …..
When they say: “The SMTP mail server may be acting erratically today.” They really mean: “Turn me down for a date, will you? See if you get email anymore.” When they say: “Is that really a good user experience?” They really mean: “You’re cutting into my World of Warcraft time.” When they say: “You haven’t provided the proper documentation.” They really mean: “I’ve ruined the project. I plan on blaming you. Somehow.” When they say: “That’s not a feasible timeframe.” They really mean: “You’re cutting into my World of Warcraft time.” When they say: “I like your t-shirt.” They really mean: “ZOMG Boobies!” When they say: “We can’t have that …..