[ soo-doh-kohd ]
/ ˈsu doʊˌkoʊd /
a program code unrelated to the hardware of a particular computer and requiring conversion to the code used by the computer before the program can be used.
Holy $#!%: Where Did The Symbolic Swear Come From?Why is @#$%&! naughty? When the force of a swear word is too extreme (but some form of cuss must be used) symbolic stand-ins have long been used for lewdness. Suffice it to say, any emotional keyboard-striker can blurt out something that people perceive as a sub for swears. Whether it’s to diminish the force of swear, to get around censorship rules, or maybe just because symbols are @#$%ing cool …
What Is Code-Switching?Code-switching means "the modifying of one's speech, behavior, appearance, etc., to adapt to different sociocultural norms." So, why do we do it?
- pseudo force,
- pseudo-cleft sentence,
Origin of pseudo-code
First recorded in 1950–55
Also called symbolic code.
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