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computer confetti /n./ Syn. chad. Though this term is
common, this use of punched-card chad is not a good idea, as the
pieces are stiff and have sharp corners that could injure the eyes.
GLS reports that he once attended a wedding at MIT during which he
and a few other guests enthusiastically threw chad instead of
rice. The groom later grumbled that he and his bride had spent most
of the evening trying to get the stuff out of their hair.
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