nasal demon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a 1992 post on the Usenet newsgroup comp.std.c; see [1].

Noun[edit]

nasal demon (plural nasal demons)

  1. (computing, programming, slang, humorous, mostly plural) Unexpected behavior of a compiled program as a result of source code that employs an undefined construct.

References[edit]

  • Usenet newsgroups: [2]