Iam thinking but not uttering something obscene, insulting, or otherwise not for the public ear: Psst. Hey, parents! Read my lips
You seem to be too stupid to understand what I’m saying, so look at me very attentively and try (1980s+)
Be careful; look out (1916+)
[reed-ohn-lee] /ˈridˈoʊn li/ adjective, Computers. 1. of or relating to files or memory that can be read but cannot normally be changed.
- Read-only memory
noun, Computers. 1. .
- Read-only user
jargon Describes a luser who uses computers almost exclusively for reading Usenet, bulletin boards, and/or electronic mail, rather than writing code or purveying useful information. See twink, terminal junkie, lurker. [Jargon File] (1995-02-28)
[uh-dopt] /əˈdɒpt/ verb (used with object) 1. to choose or take as one’s own; make one’s own by selection or assent: to adopt a nickname. 2. to take and rear (the child of other parents) as one’s own child, specifically by a formal legal act. 3. to take or receive into any kind of new […]