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1. Whats a spline? [XEROX PARC] This phrase expands to: "You have just used a term that Ive heard for a year and a half, and I feel I should know, but dont. My curiosity has finally overcome my guilt. " The PARC lexicon adds "Moral: dont hesitate to ask questions, even if they seem obvious. " [Jargon File] What You Get Is What You Never Thought You Had WYGIWYNTYH A jibe at WYSIWYG systems that fail in their stated aim by rendering documents differently on screen and on paper.

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