humour, operating system
An ironic term used to describe long response time, particularly with respect to MS-DOS system calls (which ought to require only a tiny fraction of a second to execute). Such response time is a major incentive for programmers to write programs that are not well-behaved.
See also PC-ism.
- Same difference
No difference at all, the same thing, as in She’s my sister, or stepsister—same difference. This jocular colloquial phrase dates from about 1940.
- Same-gender marriage
noun See gay marriage See homosexual marriage
- Same here
same here Also, the same with me. Me too, I agree, as in I think she was lying all along.—Same here, or I couldn’t sleep because of the noise.—The same with me. The first phrase is also used in an order for food or drink to indicate one wants the same thing as the previous […]
noun 1. the 15th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. 2. the consonant sound represented by this letter. noun 1. the 15th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ס) transliterated as s