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A pun on network and not working.


notwork (plural notworks)

  1. (computing, colloquial, humorous) A computer network that is not functioning correctly.
    • 1997, Network World, volume 14, number 17, page 4:
      Getting your network past the "notwork" stage can be a tough nut to crack.
    • 2008, TimC, “Re: the net is falling and I want my mommy again”, in alt.sysadmin.recovery (Usenet):
      The last time I bought a Dull (surprisingly, I'm still happy with it - I properly did my research on everything except the wireless notwork), it was $300 cheaper the next day []

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