Asymptomatic spotted this report from the Western Mail about people having trouble understanding computer terminology. It includes the obligatory quote from the kind of user that makes IT staff cry – not only do they not understand anything, they don’t want to. Bah.
But the best bit is on the second page, where some journalist has provided a “helpful” guide to some complicated IT “jargon”. Presumably this journalist didn’t bother to ask his/her/its IT department for advice.
Quite apart from definitions of megabytes and gigabytes that manage to contain no useful information at all, there’s this little gem:
Excell – this helps to run programs on your PC
Hmmm. All these years of working with PCs and I never knew that.
 Which bills itself as the National Newspaper of Wales
 Which means its the morning paper produced in Cardiff