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18 definitions by Bob Gurch

 
1.
®
Symbol denoting a registered trademark. Can be written (R) if you are using a crap font that doesn't have ® in it.
Person 1: "Microsoft® Windows® XP is a registered trademark of Microsoft® Corporation."

Person 2: "Who are you, Bill Gates or something? Shut up."
by Bob Gurch August 27, 2004
 
2.
ghz
Short for 'gigahertz'. Measure of processor speed in any decent computer system.
Person 1: My PC has a 3.6 GHz processor!
Person 2: *yawn*
by Bob Gurch August 02, 2004
 
3.
Cheap brand of glue used by schools that can't afford anything better.

Tacky, but not sticky.
Gloy, Gloy, Glorious Gloy
Glue from the stick you must deploy
And if this you fail to do
You'll find yourself smothered in glue
And also, if you should destroy
A wonderful, innocent stick of Gloy
And replace it with some awful Pritt
Prepare to die, you blasphemous git.
by Bob Gurch May 25, 2004
 
4.
A sort of symbolic cross thingy.
Person 1: "Do you know what ‡ means?"
Person 2: "No."
Person 1: "Me neither."
by Bob Gurch August 27, 2004
 
5.
÷
Division sign, denotes the operation of division, one of the four basic mathematical operations. You can't divide by 0 (on pain of death.)
Division Sums:

8 ÷ 2 = 4
9 ÷ 3 = 3
1 ÷ 1 = 1
by Bob Gurch August 27, 2004
 
6.
ÿ
It's the letter Y, with two dots on top. I imagine that ÿ is pronounced differently from y, but if so, I don't know what the difference actually is.
Person 1: "Look, that ÿ has two dots on it!"
Person 2: "Must be a misprint."
by Bob Gurch August 27, 2004
 
7.
It's a percent sign with an extra 'o' at the bottom. It means 'per thousand', rather than 'per hundred'.
5% of 400 is 20, therefore, 5‰ of 400 is 2.
by Bob Gurch August 27, 2004