DoD requirements that led to APSE. They were written in Jul 1978 and revised Jan 1979.
- Pebble on the beach
noun phrase A person, esp as reduced in significance by being of a numerous sort: Remember, you’re not the only pebble on the beach (1896+)
[peb-uh l] /ˈpɛb əl/ noun 1. a small, rounded stone, especially one worn smooth by the action of water. 2. Also called pebble leather. leather that has been given a granulated surface. 3. any granulated or crinkled surface, especially of a textile. 4. a transparent colorless rock crystal used for the lenses of eyeglasses. 5. […]
[peb-lee] /ˈpɛb li/ adjective 1. having or covered with : the pebbly beach at Nice. 2. (of a texture, design, etc.) having a granular or surface: shoes with a pebbly finish.
humour (Or “PEBKAC”) Tech support shorthand for “Problem Exists between Chair and Keyboard”. See also UBD. (1998-08-27) problem exists between chair and keyboard