You Know You Are a Posh Developer When…

Are you a posh developer? Let’s find out old bean!

You think that Means
Private Function
A little get together with no riff-raff in attendance. Great opportunity for networking.
Members
The only people authorized to attend a private function.
Privileges
Something under-achievers wrongly accuse you of having had for your entire life.
Assembly
Daily gathering at school where you were all required to sing “Jerusalem”.
Delegate
Someone who can not simultaneously be the treasurer.
Inheritance
Something you’ll have to share with Rupert.
Class
Something which money can not buy.
Class Hierarchy
The only thing maintaining the dignity of our sceptered isle.
Silverlight
The second best cutlery, for use when entertaining mother’s side of the family.
Constructor
The foul-mouthed fellow who installed your en-suite bathroom. Works in a factory.
Dictionary
The set of leather-bound volumes that that take up three shelves in your library.
Library
Situated in the east wing of the house and a pleasant place to retire to with a whiskey of an evening.
FoxPro
The chap who leads the hunt.
Hybrid Language
What the maid speaks.
Request
An instruction issued to the maid.
Response
Expected from the maid immediately following a request.
Android
Something with which the maid will eventually be replaced.
Factory
The establishment in which the constructor works.
Networking
Something you do at a private function.
E-commerce
What northern people call finance.
Java
Dutch colony that your great, great, great, great, great, great, great uncle Henry was staitioned at during the Napoleaonic wars.
Script
Delightful calligraphy taught by your dearest governess.

If anyone has any further definitions, do let me know and I’ll add it to the list. Tally Ho!

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5 thoughts on “You Know You Are a Posh Developer When…

  1. C – where your yacht is…

    Machine Code – what your personal mechanic speaks when he describes whats wrong with your yacht

    C# – What the maid shouts to other servents when they cut themselves on your swords

    Hex – What Your great great great grand-ma-ma put on the Grand Duke when he turned down the offer to stay the night.

    Structure – used in polite company when discussing the lovely lady sitting acrossed the banquet table from you.

    The Internet – the underware of your 3rd mistress.

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