RE: A Friday kind of question

Subject: RE: A Friday kind of question
From: "Nuckols, Kenneth M" <Kenneth -dot- Nuckols -at- mybrighthouse -dot- com>
To: "Elizabeth O'Shea" <elizabeth -dot- oshea -at- virtualaccess -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 10:45:12 -0500

Elizabeth O'Shea asked...

> A developer needs a synonym for 'lines of code' that is no more than 7
> characters. Any suggestions?
> The context: he is writing an ouput that counts various elements in
> code. So, he has field titles like 'X Comments' [reports the number of
> comments in the code]. For some reason, 'lines of code' is too long
> the
> field 'X lines of code'. So he wants a synonym of less than 7
> Outrageous answers welcome as well as serious ones.

Outrageous answer:

"codlins" n. lines of code, as in computer instructions for an
application program. Ex. "Honey, I've got 37,483 _codlins_ to review
this weekend--can't you see if your brother could help you paint the
living room?"

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