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  • adjective programming, pejorative Poorly designed; obviously wrong; cretinous; demented.
  • adjective Suffering from brain damage (an injury to the brain).

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brain + damaged

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Generalization of “Honeywell Brain Damage” (HBD), a theoretical disease invented to explain certain utter cretinisms in Honeywell Multics.

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