1.- WTF!
The most repeated sentence in code reviews…

2.- It works in my machine!
We all have used this one when blamed for some error…

3.- D’oh!
- Hi Homer, have you removed the debug code from production?

4.- It will be ready tomorrow.
The problem with this sentence is that we use it again the next day, and the next day, and the next day…

5.- Have you tried turning it off and on again?
The TV series ”The It Crowd” have helped to make this one even more popular…

6.- Why?
Why do we keep asking why?

7.- Is not a bug, it’s a feature.
- It restarts twice a day?!! Well that makes sure that the temporary files get deleted!

8.- That code is crap.
All code is crap except mine.

9.- My code is compiling…

10.- No, I don’t know how to fix the microwave.
For some reason, non technical people use to think that every thing with buttons can be fixed by a programmer…

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Though I like non-verbal communication with the people I work with. Like the tee-shirt with the text "NO!" in bold letters on the back (I sit with my back to the door) or the one with "BOFH" on the back (I'm a sysadmin). For some reason people still ask what BOFH stands for, even though I never give them a straight answer, and something's not working when they get back to their desks :p

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