It's official: the term ICT has joined mobe and lappy in the eternal fires of lexicographical hell after 1,396 of you (57 per cent of the vote) demanded its immediate consignment to the dustbin of history. A mere 295 (12 per cent) said nay, while the remaining 31 per cent (772) also called for proscription, while taking the …
Flight Management System? False Memory Syndrome? Flash Media Server?
I dunno, none of those seem to fit....
...there was much rejoicing :-)
Static or reinterpret down cast?
Sorry, couldny resist that.
<acronym>. Or possibly <abbr>
If I hover my mouse pointer over the acronym (handily underlined with dots), I am enlightened.
Victory of common sense over QUANGO-babble.
The village bicycle that is Paris Hilton is to be used at one's discretion.... no change there then.
well, if you look at it, it has a slight dotted line under it. hover over it the full wording comes up either in the status bar in opera or as a tool tip in firefox. if you are still using IE then you dont deserve to know what it means.
for those of you who dont know, but give 2 hoots, how this is done - its the semantic tag <abbr> and its title attribute.
Nice to see that you guys are using nice web standards :D
Would be Feck Me Sideways ?
Use in the real world
Although I hate the term 'ICT', it is a widely used acronym, used in business, unlike mobe and lappy which are just... stupid. To further the point, you wouldn't use LOL in a business paper or serious news article, but you would use TWAIN, as although it's stupid, it has a technical meaning.
For those wishing for a slightly larger vocabulary
@Ru & imacoder.net:
"well, if you look at it, it has a slight dotted line under it. hover over it the full wording comes up either in the status bar in opera or as a tool tip in firefox. if you are still using IE then you dont deserve to know what it means."
Unless you're reading it as an RSS feed in Thunderbird, in which case there is no dotted line ;o) I still have no clue what it means!
For Great Justice
"I still have no clue what it means!"
Pop open the page source. It's rude. Hint: spoon.
our IT dept had the e-mail signature
ICT - Innovate... Change... Transform
We became so sick of this that some of us changed it to the more realistic
ICT - Interfere... Confuse... Terminate
Glad to see IT back again.
So it's not "(AAAAARRRRRGGGHHH) F&*$ing Microsoft" then?
Point of order
TLA, WTF, FMS and OMG are initialisms, not acronyms. FFS.
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