room-temperature IQ

<abuse> (IBM) 80 or below. Used in describing the expected intelligence range of the luser. "Well, but how's this interface going to play with the room-temperature IQ crowd?" This is a much more insulting phrase in countries that use Celsius thermometers.

See drool-proof paper.

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Last updated: 1996-04-06

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