squirrelcide /n./ [common on Usenet's comp.risks
newsgroup.] (alt. `squirrelicide') What all too frequently happens
when a squirrel decides to exercise its species's unfortunate
penchant for shorting out power lines with their little furry
bodies. Result: one dead squirrel, one down computer installation.
In this situation, the computer system is said to have been
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