suit

1. Ugly and uncomfortable "business clothing" often worn by non-hackers. Invariably worn with a "tie", a strangulation device that partially cuts off the blood supply to the brain. It is thought that this explains much about the behaviour of suit-wearers.

2. A person who habitually wears suits, as distinct from a techie or hacker.

See loser, burble, management, Stupids, SNAFU principle, and brain-damaged.

[Jargon File]

Last updated: 1998-07-01

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SUGAR « suicideware « SUIF « suit » suitably small » Suite Synthetique des Benchmarks de l'AFUU » sum

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