J. Random Loser. The names JRL and JRN were sometimes used as example names when discussing a kind of user ID used under TOPS-10 and WAITS. They were understood to be the initials of (fictitious) programmers named “J. Random Loser” and “J. Random Nerd”. For example, if one said “To log in, type log one comma jay are en” (that is, “log 1,JRN”), the listener would have understood that he should use his own computer ID in place of “JRN”.
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J. Random Nerd. See JRL.
- J robert oppenheimer
[op-uh n-hahy-mer] /ˈɒp ənˌhaɪ mər/ noun 1. J(ulius) Robert, 1904–67, U.S. nuclear physicist. /ˈɒpənˌhaɪmə/ noun 1. J(ulius) Robert. 1904–67, US nuclear physicist. He was director of the Los Alamos laboratory (1943–45), which produced the first atomic bomb. He opposed the development of the hydrogen bomb (1949) and in 1953 was alleged to be a security […]
/jerst/ [based on the PDP-10 jump instruction, obsolete] To suddenly change subjects, with no intention of returning to the previous topic. Usage: rather rare except among PDP-10 diehards, and considered silly. See also AOS. [Jargon File]