snarf & barf

[prev][up][next]
snarf & barf /snarf'n-barf`/ /n./ Under a WIMP environment, the act of grabbing a region of text and then stuffing the contents of that region into another region (or the same one) to avoid retyping a command line. In the late 1960s, this was a mainstream expression for an `eat now, regret it later' cheap-restaurant expedition.


[prev][up][next]
Return to Cool Jargon of the Day