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gilley


gilley


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  gilley  n.  [Usenet]  The  unit  of  analogical  {bogosity}. 
  According  to  its  originator,  the  standard  for  one  gilley  was  "the  act 
  of  bogotoficiously  comparing  the  shutting  down  of  1000  machines  for  a 
  day  with  the  killing  of  one  person".  The  milligilley  has  been  found  to 
  suffice  for  most  normal  conversational  exchanges. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  gilley 
 
    ({Usenet})  The  unit  of  analogical  bogosity. 
  According  to  its  originator,  the  standard  for  one  gilley  was 
  "the  act  of  bogotoficiously  comparing  the  shutting  down  of 
  1000  machines  for  a  day  with  the  killing  of  one  person".  The 
  milligilley  has  been  found  to  suffice  for  most  normal 
  conversational  exchanges. 
 
  (1995-03-17)